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Re: dftp out through a firewall

On Sat, 6 Dec 1997, Frere Roy wrote:

> On our site a new firewall has been installed and now inorder to ftp it 
> is necessary to do the following
> root@s1:~# ftp
> Connected to
> 220 WinProxy FTP Gateway ready, enter username@host[:port]
> Name (
> Then I can type my 'anonymous@ftp.debian.org'
> I cannot figure out how to overcome this hurdle when I use dftp as it 
> is not expecting a Proxy promt.
> Any ideas?

If you are using dpkg-ftp (from dselect) then do 
  export FTP_FIREWALL=
That will fix any perl using ftp program actually.


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