Subject: Re: Getting to
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Louis Guillaume <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/07/2003 19:25:47
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> In message <>, "Louis Guillaume" writes:
>>I've been having a great big fight with my network admin over access to 
>> (or anoncvs) through our Checkpoint Firewall. It's 
>>version "NG - patch level 4".
>>The session looks like this...
>># ftp -a
>>Trying 2001:4f8:4:b:2e0:81ff:fe21:6563...
>>ftp: connect to address 2001:4f8:4:b:2e0:81ff:fe21:6563: No route to host
>>Connected to
>>220 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.

Thanks very much for this fix. The problem I forsee, is that my Network 
admin will look at this doc from Checkpoint...

... and say that it's a security issue, and that we would be de-grading 
the firewall.

Does the ftp server actually need to be patched?