restrictive ipfw ruleset and ftp
jaime at snowmoon.com
Tue Jun 17 05:39:12 PDT 2003
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Andrew Thomson wrote:
> how can i handle passive ftp though?
> i can let 21 out, but when the remote ftp server says use this x high
> port.. i block that because it's not in my list. so what can i do to get
> around this..
IIRC, FTP sends its replies on TCP port 20. I can't recall if
that is port 20 on the remote or local host, though. A little
experimentation and you'll probably figure it out. (hint: netstat -nf
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