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Old 07-29-2004, 10:19 PM   #1
acbenny
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Vsftp strange problem


hi, I have create vsftp in Redhat 8 behind an NAT router with DZM enable.
now if a normal guy who ftp me, it success. But if someone who behind an NAT Router, it fail. What 's the problem ?

[root@localhost etc]# cat vsftpd.conf
write_enable=YES
#
pasv_enable=Yes
#
listen=No
#
 
Old 07-30-2004, 12:35 PM   #2
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The client must use passive mode from behind a router. It's not really a server problem.

The router does not know about the random port that traffic is coming in on therefore it drops it.

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