Problems with ftp client

Rakhesh Sasidharan rakhesh at
Sun Jul 29 11:49:49 UTC 2007

> On 7/28/07, Alvaro Rosales <aran80 at> wrote:
>> Hello guys,
>> I have a Freebsd 5.4 box, it is working perfectly as a file server, but
>> I
>> have noticed that I can not ftp to any computer other than localhost
>> from
>> this server. I have found this out when tried to install remotely a
>> package.
>> I have no firewall rules enabled on this server, I can ping the remote
>> servers I want to connect but cannot ftp. My firewall is not blocking
>> outgoing or incoming ip traffic from this computer. Is there any
>> environment
>> variable that I need to setup for the ftp client to work?. The error I
>> get
>> from the ftp client is Connection time out.I have searched in the
>> messages
>> log file but nothing is found there, is there any other log files where
>> I
>> could look for?.

Can you telnet to port 21 of the FTP server?


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