Re: More spf questions (bug report?)
On Thu, 13 Apr 2000, Michael Wood wrote:
> I think what he means is this:
> In the control channel, he sends the RETR command to download
> the file. The data channel is opened up and the file starts
> downloading. The downloading works fine, receiving data and
> sending ACKs. While the data is getting transferred on the data
> channel, the command channel is idle. Because the command
> channel is idle, the reverse rule expires for the command
That's correct, it's what I meant, although I did not state it so clearly.
> The simplest solution I can think of is to install an FTP proxy
> server :)
I will probably do that in the near future, but I wanted to avoid delving
into this right now. Would dante (in potato and/or woody) do the trick,
> Otherwise, is it possible to configure spf to get rid
> of the reverse rule only when the connection is actually closed?
> You would probably need a timeout, though, but that could be set
> to a few hours or something, rather than 30 seconds. Maybe this
> is the way it works already?
I would like to know, but it does not seem to work this way right now.
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