ISP blocking specific ports

Chris Hill chris at
Wed Nov 23 02:48:09 GMT 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, ross wrote:

> Hi, I have a feeling that my isp is blocking remote access to port 80 
> and 21 of my computer. I have the ftp sever running but I can only 
> connect from a local machine. I'm curious if there is a way I can test 
> this.

Try connecting from outside? Ask your ISP, or look at their terms of 

> I'm also wondering in what configuration file do I change the port 
> that ftpd listens on? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

Look in /etc/services for this sort of thing.


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