FreeBSD telnetd and Microsoft Internet Explorer

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Nov 30 13:20:58 GMT 2005

On 2005-11-30 14:05, Stevan Tiefert <stevan.tiefert at> wrote:
> Hello list,
> on my machine there runs a telnetd started via inetd. It is not an
> anonymous ftpd. When I access the directories of an user with Internet
> Explorer I got strange outputs on my screen. The described szene is not
> happening if I use the telnet on cmd.exe.
> Internet Explorer is showing the filenames and time (of the ftpd)
> together as one filename?!? That means on ftpd:
> $ ls -al .login
> -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 248 29 Nov 14:39 .login
> and in IE I see the icon with filename "14:39 .login"!!!

Too bad for IE's broken FTP client :P

> Is there a workaround for that?

Yes.  Use a *REAL* ftp client and not that braindead Redmond crap :)

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