Subject: Re: IPF, IPNAT, and FTP data connections
To: None <>
From: henry nelson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/28/2001 10:11:10
On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 10:28:33AM -0400, NetBSD Mailing-List wrote:
> ftp> dir
> 200 PORT command successful.
> 425 Can't build data connection: Connection refused.
> Any suggestions as to why this setup is failing?  ipfstat -ih shows no

I've come to the conclusion that it is the server's setup that is causing
this problem.  If you are connected with
        " FTP server (NetBSD-ftpd 20010417) ready."
or a like server (most netbsd repositories), it always fails in this manner.
Most other ftp servers work fine for me.  All I can recommend is to find a
mirror that is not using NetBSD's ftpd.

To test my theory, try:
        " FTP server (Version wu-2.6.1(5)"
This and all other "wu" servers work great from here.

henry nelson