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Re: [SLE] vsftpd can't login
  • From: steve <fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 18:56:58 +0200
  • Message-id: <200210031856.58485.fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 03 October 2002 18:57, Anders Johansson wrote:
> steve said:
> > I did that but still no connection. Iglooftp (and cuteftp under windows)
> > doesn't connect either so it must be something to do with my firewall
> > or permissions here on the server. Can anyone help me further?
>
> Are you running a firewall on both machines? Note that one of the two
> needs to allow high port connections. If you use passive mode then the
> server needs to allow it, if you use active mode then the client needs to
> allow it. If both sides block the high ports the connection will fail.
>
> //Anders

What would we do without this guy? Yes I am running firewall on both machines.
I guess I must allow highport on the server as I can't expect all clients to
be ftp gurus no?
Thanks, Steve.


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