Subject: Re: FTP-Server
To: Carsten Friede <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 12/04/2002 20:09:23
On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 11:24:28PM +0100, Carsten Friede wrote:
> Hi,
> I've tried to put up a ftp server on my NetBSD-Box. The server is running from
> inetd within. Connecting from the ftp server itself works, but if try to connect
> from remote, it fails with a timeout.
> I've added the following line to /etc/inetd.conf:
> 	ftp	stream	tcp	nowait	root	/usr/pkg/libexec/vsftp	vsftpd
> A portscan also show port 21 as open. So, I'm confused about this thing.
> Does somebody know where's the problem?

Maybe use tcpdump and/or ngrep to see what's happening on the wire.
Also maybe you have a DNS problem ? Try running inetd without -l

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference