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Re: Proftp behind firewall problem solved

On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 02:51:50PM -0800, Michael Olds wrote:
> Hello again,
> I should be recognizing this by now...whenever I am about to send a message
> to a help list I am about five minutes from solving the problem...and of
> course if I actually get as far as describing the problem in great detail
> the solution is sure to make me look like an idiot.
> In this case: opening port 21 or 20, or setting up a range of thousands of
> open ports for PASV mode for SFTP won't do it. Gotta open port 22 in the
> firewall. That was all it took.

Uh, that's weird.  I don't think this can be very robust, since the data
port is semi-randomly chosen...Plus, it's the SSH port, so how are you
going to SSH/sftp/scp into that machine?


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