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Old 12-11-2004, 10:58 AM   #1
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Question How do I set my FTP server to accept passive FTP?


Just setup my FTP server on Scientific Linux. Everything works fine except that I can't connect to my FTP site using passive FTP. How do I set it on my server so that I can do passive FTP?
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And which ftpd is this that your running?
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vsftpd service


I'm running vsftpd on Scientific Linux.
Old 12-12-2004, 06:22 AM   #4
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It should be enabled by default IIRC
Otherwise make sure there's no "pasv_enable=NO" in the config file.
If it's already enabled then it's probably a firewall issue, you need to load ip-conntrack-ftp module
and have something like:
iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

in your firewall rules


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