[Nottingham] Odd FTP problem

Dennis Furr dennis.furr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 13:20:59 UTC 2010

Hello Stripes,

I tried to connect to muin.pair.com from my WXP box (I know, but that's what
I did) using WinSCP with u=anonymous, p=<my email addr> and it wouldn't
auth.  I have some time this afternoon so am able to help if you would like.


On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 7:19 PM, stripes <stripes at roppa.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> This problem just started today
> Trying to ftp to muin.pair.com with a GUI client (gftp, kasablanca or
> Igloo-FTP) fails
> gftp gives 500 syntax error, unreconized command
> server error 2 and disconnects
> kasablanca gives 500 syntax error, unreconized command
> stays connected show current working directy as / but can't get a
> directory listing
> Igloo-FTP connects complains it can't connect to a data socket,
> eventually fails to get a directory listing and disconnects.
> From the command line
> ftp -i muin.pair.com works just fine
> I can't see that the commands going to the site from a GUI client
> should be any different than they are from a CLI one.
> I have never had any issues with GUI clients before today. It
> shouldn't be a problem with the firewall as I have turned it off for
> testing so all ports should be wide open.
> Any ideas what is happening?
> Stripes.
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