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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2004 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you must forward the ports 21 and 20 to your pc ip
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2005 3:22 am    Post subject: same Reply with quote

I also have vsfptd running on Fedora Core 3. When I try to access my server internally with SmartFTP as my client, it logs in correctly but gives "425 Security: Bad IP connecting." after it logs in. When someone tries to access it externally with SmartFTP, they get "Socket connected, Waiting for welcome message." and it just times out.

Ports 20-89 are forwarded
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have the same problem... I think I checked everything:
[list]* I can connect from other computers on the network - so ftp is working fine[/list:u][list]* I can connect from outside to the web server running on this computer - so forwarding from the router to this pc is working fine[/list:u][list]* If I reboot into Windows, I can connect to FTP server running on this computer - so ISP is not blocking port 21, and the router is not standing in the way, either [/list:u]
So, the way I see it - it can be either configuration of Linux FTP server (vsftpd on FC3), or iptables (which I don't understand Embarassed ) or something else that I don't even know about... anybody solved this problem?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

oh, I just noticed that ssh and sftp are working fine from outside as well... so it seems that vsftpd is not listening to ftp port. Although netstat gives me this:[code:1]/etc#netstat -a|grep ftp
tcp 0 0 *:ftp *:* LISTEN
[/code:1]how do I enable non-secure ftp listener?
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