On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 05:19:42AM -0800, Michael Olds wrote: > 2. I am probably using the wrong terminology. I use Cute FTP. The settings > for this connection are: > SFTP using SSH2 (Secure Shell) port 22 > Use Global Settings > and I have SSH2 set up on the Linux box and it works (meaning I connect and > I can up and download files). Ah, you're using sftp. That's ok then. AFAIK, it runs everything over TCP port 22, so you're all good. FTP is a rather messy protocol that requires both sides to open up ports to each other, so it interacts extremely poorly with NAT (and firewalls in general). > My (thin-film level) understanding was that SSH2 actually pretended to be > whatever open ports were necessary for the communication, but all traffic > went through 22. At this time the firewall is actually closed on 20 and 21 > and everything else except 22, 80, 110, 25. Yep, effectively. Sorry about jumping in mid-thread like that, looks like I missed some important details. Glad it works now. -rob p.s. It's standard practice to not CC anyone on the list, unless their Mail-Followup-To header says to or they explictely ask.
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