Subject: Re: Getting to ftp.netbsd.org
To: Louis Guillaume <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/07/2003 18:42:26
In message <3EB984D9.email@example.com>, "Louis Guillaume" writes:
>I've been having a great big fight with my network admin over access to
>ftp.netbsd.org (or anoncvs) through our Checkpoint Firewall. It's
>version "NG - patch level 4".
>The session looks like this...
># ftp -a ftp.netbsd.org
>ftp: connect to address 2001:4f8:4:b:2e0:81ff:fe21:6563: No route to host
>Connected to ftp.netbsd.org.
>220 ftp.netbsd.org FTP server (NetBSD-ftpd 20020615) ready.
>331 Guest login ok, type your name as password.
>421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection.
>ftp: Login failed.
This is an FAQ. Try commenting out the following line in
$FWDIR/lib/base.def and reinstall the policy:
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)