[TriLUG] Curious VSFTP issue
barry.gaskins at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 16:19:52 EST 2005
When you said you tried turning off the firewall do you mean on the ftp
server AND on the machine running the ftp client. If the client machine is
a windows XP box it may also have a firewall that could block the server
talking back to the client.
- Barry Gaskins
On 12/7/05, Brian Daniels <bitmage at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > On 12/7/05, Dave Sorenson <dave at logicalgeek.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I decided to enable FTP access on my CentOS4 server for a friend of
> > > to use for a short time and we are having a curious problem that
> > > can't seem to help with. VSFTP is running, and will connect, but after
> > > you enter your username and password it never is able to return the
> > > directory listing. I've tried both passive and active modes with
> > > multiple FTP clients, scoured the vsftpd.conf, firewall is open on 20
> > > and 21 (I even tried disabling the firewall briefly to make sure that
> > > was not the problem) but no luck. anyone ever see this before?
> > >
> Sounds like passive FTP not getting through the firewall. Try doing a
> ip_conntrack_ftp' on the server, or seeing if you can force your client to
> active mode only.
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> Brian Daniels bitmage at bellsouth.net
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