[Wolves] Debian FTP failure

Stuart Langridge sil at kryogenix.org
Fri Mar 4 17:16:36 GMT 2005

>Trying to use FTP to pull data in, I think its port 22 there is nothing in 
>hosts.allow or hosts.deny FTP is allowed to connect to the remote site but 
>when an attempt to pull data in is made nothing happens it just sits there.
>Is this an IP tables problem? any thoughts

To test it, try using the "passive" command in ftp. If that makes it
work then it's a firewall issue. However, you should resist using FTP:
if you're just distributing files, consider doing them over http


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