FreeBSD 6.3, ftpd and crappy clients

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Feb 27 09:25:00 UTC 2008

> I guess my response wasn't as clear as I thought it was.  Ftp clients have a 
> default for passive mode.  Some default to using it and others to having it 
> off.  I have encountered ftp clients in the PC world that have problems with 
> the default mode.  Often its because of a firewall issue somewhere along the 
> line.  Changing that setting in the client by using the PASSIV command often 
> works for me.
there is no nat and firewall in between.
and i tried unix ftp client with passive off and on - both works.

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