Subject: Re: ftp passive mode
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/25/1999 20:29:09
Andrew Brown wrote:
> in case i missed it somewhere...what's the reason for ftp using
> passive mode by default now?  it's not's just disarming (as
> in, counter to the last ten years of my experience using ftp).

Because many firewalls don't allow active ftp go through,
well our's doesn't.