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Re: Can't ftp to ftp.debian.org

On Fri, Jan 16, 1998 at 06:51:37PM -0500, G. Dale Miller wrote:
> When I try to connect to ftp.debian.org I get the following messages.
> bash-2.01$ ftp ftp.debian.org
> Connected to santanni.cc.gatech.edu.
> 421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection
> ftp>

Name (ftp.debian.org:joey): ftp
331 Guest login ok, send your complete e-mail address as password.
230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.

No problem from here.

> I know there was a problem with spam on the lists recently.
> Are these sites blocking  connection attempts that come from
> locations with a numeric IP address now. When I connect to other
> sites it shows me connecting as my static IP address.

Maybe you need to have a valid reverse dns entry?

> I can ftp to all other places I have tried but cannot connect  to
> ftp.debian.org or master.debian.org.

Could you provide me with a timestamp, an IP address and a hostname so
I can look at the logfiles?



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