auth and wu-ftpd
I have a problem that I'm sure is documented in an FM somewhere, but I
can't find it.
Here's the deal ... we run a Cisco PIX proxy server here, a few BSDI
servers, and we're in the process of migrating to Linux. However, my
workstation (Win NT) is behind the proxy server ... when I ftp to the
BSDI box, it works fine. When I ftp to the Linux box (running Debian
unstable) the connection hangs. (This happened when the Linux box was
running stable, too). A 'netstat' on the Linux box shows that the
'auth' service has opened a socket ("SYN_SENT") to the client. However,
that Cisco PIX is fairly paranoid and doesn't allow incoming connections
to clients ... so it drops all those auth packets, and I can't ftp to
the Linux box.
This blows. I don't see an advantage to sending auth packets to
machines that, for the most part, will be PCs running Windows. How do I
I've read the man page for wu-ftpd. I've edited inetd.conf so that ftp
doesn't run through the tcpd wrapper. Do I need to recompile wu-ftpd?
I see no command line and/or conffile directives to enable/disable
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