Linux - NetworkingThis forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
SDN 101: An Introduction to Software Defined Networking
Discover the advantages of SDN.
SDN has quickly become one of the hottest trends in IT. But not all SDN solutions offer real software-defined functionality. As more enterprises consider SDN, they want to know, “What is SDN? And what are the real benefits?” If you're ready to explore the advantages of SDN, and want to know how it should be implemented within your enterprise, start by reading our introductory white paper.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
I'm trying to set up a ftp server so that I can save files directly to my hard drive from other computers. I'm living in college dorms and connected to the college network. I'm having problems connecting to my computer. vsftpd tells me its working and when i connect (ftp localhost) to localhost from my computer it works fine. If i try to connect to my ip # (ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.x) then it doesn't work. doesn't matter if its from my computer or another one of the network. I'm running RH9 on my computer and all the computers on the network run some version of windows. Any ideas on what I need to do?
Secondly, I was wondering if I would be better advised to use SSH (all the computers in the labs on campus have SSH clients on them) If so can someone point me in the right direction on setting that up?
Is it possible that the admins on the college networks have port 21 closed on their computers? If so would that mean it would be impossible for me to ftp regardless. I'm sure I can get port 21 open on my computer, but the labs are what I'm wondering about.
vsftpd allows you to specify the port it coms on... check out the manual. can you ping the machine from other boxes? are you having login failures or can you simply not connect to the host (try telnet, ping, and other connectivity tests).
I flushed my iptables but that didn't work. I'm still having the same problem. I try to connect to my ip via ftp and it doesnt work. I've pinged myself and got 100% packet loss, that sounds bad. Ring any bells to any of you what to do tho? here are my ip tables just in case you might need ta see em.
um? what IP range are you using? might seem a silly question but are you on the same subnet?
I've got ftp working on RH9 no problems. was the easiest thing i did
i'd try to get a ping going first before ftp. it sounds like it isnt an ftp problem but more of a connection problem. if your pc is connected to a DHCP server at college then the IP address should be fine. try turning off Iptables and see if you get a ping? if then thats your problem!
for ipconfig its telling me there is a bad command name or file. Of course this computer is running like 95 or something so thatmaybe the problem or i may be doing the syntax incorrectly. I'm headed to my room right now to post the linux box.