Subject: Re: can't connect ftp.netbsd.org
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/30/2005 09:53:11
In message <20050330064533.GA2437@antioche.lip6.fr>, Manuel Bouyer writes:
>On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 02:25:45PM +1000, Paul (NCC/CS). wrote:
>> Manuel, thanks,
>> the sysctl didn't work.
>> the inet connection is fibre.
>Should have a MTU of 1500 bytes then, it should't be a problem.
>It really looks like an issue with the firewall software.
There have been such problems in the past with Checkpoint firewalls.
One way to bypass the problem is to use a '-' as the first character of
the password -- that skips the very long greeting message that confuses
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb