Subject: Re: ftp passive mode
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/25/1999 17:30:53
>> Because many firewalls don't allow active ftp go through,
>> well our's doesn't.
>Most firewalls don't.  I'd say close to 80% of firewalls won't,
>especially ones at companies and such.
>None of mine do.

okay.  so it's just an easy way (from our point of view) to quiet the
lusers who don't know they have a firewall or how to use passive in
the first place.  ;-)


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