Subject: Re: FTP EPSV and data connections
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Brian Ginsbach <ginsbach@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/15/2005 19:52:02
On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 06:21:41AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> This works fine with our ftpd, of course, and RFC 2428 contains
> language that seems to imply it's not incorrect behaviour (that the
> server is required to already be listening by the time the response is
> sent). However, it breaks with the FTP daemon on
> download.fedora.redhat.com (or at least one of them - that name has
> four addresses) and possibly others - the symptom is that I can't
> download with "ftp download.fedora.redhat.com:/pub/....", getting "550
> Permission denied." and then a lockup.
I'm guessing that they are using vsftpd (at least I believe that the
vsftpd documentation claims use by RedHat). You may want to take
a look at the vsftpd code. It is in pkgsrc.