ISP blocking specific ports

ross ross.penner at
Wed Nov 23 02:57:32 GMT 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 18:48:20 -0800, Chris Hill <chris at>  

> 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 use?

I was more just curious if there was a simple preexisting way to check  
that sort of thing. Not a big deal.
>> 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.
> HTH.
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> Chris Hill               chris at
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Thanks for the info
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