Subject: Re: status of ftp.netbsd.org
To: Steven Grunza <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/08/2001 22:44:41
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Steven Grunza w
>Is the NetBSD server still alive? I seem to keep getting disconnected
>without any error messages.
>hw-sbus# ftp ftp.netbsd.org
>Connected to ftp.netbsd.org.
>220 ftp.netbsd.org FTP server (NetBSD-ftpd 20010417) ready.
>Name (ftp.netbsd.org:grunza): ftp
>331 Guest login ok, type your name as password.
>421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection.
>ftp: Login failed.
>ftp: No control connection for command.
Someone else had a similar problem a few weeks ago. I had a similar
problem several months ago. My problem turned out to be a
configuration issue on a Checkpoint firewall. Here's what our network
Ok, if they are running Checkpoint FW-1, try comment out the following line in
$FWDIR/lib/base.def and reinstall the policy:
Let me know if it works.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb