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Re: ftp not working

Miguel, years ago when I used slrip, I needed to use PASV mode ftp too.


On Sat, Sep 11, 1999 at 05:04:01PM -0700, Miguel Wooding SF Ten.Union wrote:
> More fundamentally, why would I need to use passive mode? I have
> looked around a bit, and it appears to be a work-around to be able to
> ftp from behind a firewall.  But I'm not behind a firewall, unless I
> set something up terribly badly or I misunderstand.  This is a
> standalone debian box and I connect to the net, as I mentioned
> earlier, using dip to connect with a cslip emulator, slirp, on the
> SunOS box at sfsu.edu.  Where in this chain is there likely something
> like a firewall?
> Once again, thanks.
> --Miguel
> "Eric G . Miller" <egm2@jps.net> writes:
> > On Sat, Sep 11, 1999 at 01:15:51PM -0700, Miguel Wooding SF Ten.Union wrote:
> > > Now, how do I make it so that lynx or emacs or lftp or wget also use
> > > this passive mode?  I only seem to be able to make it work in the
> > > regular client.  Is there a system setting that all of these would
> > > look at to use passive mode?
> > > 
> > > Thanks again.
> > > 
> > > --Miguel
> > 
> >   I don't know about a global setting. Anyone?
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