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acid_kewpie 11-14-2001 02:11 PM

ftp from LAN to big wide world
 
80% of the time when i try ftp from my workstation (sorry... fiddleaboutwithstuffstation :)) i get a 500 timeout, some sites work, but they mostly don't let me transfer files etc... i can log in frmo, and change directories etc... but when i mput something.... same for under windows, but i dunno why, cos 'm thick...

Everythign else works perfectly i think, or at least i don't think any other problems i have are because of it... My ipchains just blindly allows everything:

/sbin/ipchains -A forward -i ppp0 -j MASQ
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

which is dumb.. but hey... live fast get hacked...

lsof 11-14-2001 03:39 PM

just wondering if u've tried connecting in passive mode (ie u'r ftp client is it set to PORT or PASSIVE)?

u'r masq is simple so either 1 of them should work. hmmmm!

i maybe wrong but just a thought. isn't there a module for ipchains that handles ftp connections? maybe that's what u need 2 load as well.

acid_kewpie 11-14-2001 04:05 PM

hmm, yeah that'll be it. *prat*

ahh well... so every time i weant to ftp from my pokeittillitbreaksstation i have to use ftp -p. suck. I found mention of ip_masq_ftp.o, but I take it that a nonstandard kernel module, too much hassle getting that one going...

thanks


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