Subject: Re: ipnat - ftp-proxy not working
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Fabian Duelli <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/01/2004 18:47:17
Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 11:29:10AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
>>>The problem I have is that active mode ftp is not working through
>>>ipnat's ftp-proxy.
>>Is that even supposed to work?  I thought you had to use passive mode.
> 	That's the whole point of ftp-proxy.  It's only in active mode that
> the server opens a connection to the client, which is what needs support
> from the NATing router.  If you're doing passive mode, as long as the NAT
> allows arbitrary outgoing connections, ftp just works w/o any extra work
> by the router.

yes; and this is my problem because it doesn't work.