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So how would we do active FTP through an OpenBSD firewall?  I have several
computers with fake IP addresses behind a firewall that currently runs
[slackware] linux.  I want to switch it over to OpenBSD, and this is the
only thing that's holding me back.

On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Deepak Vaidya wrote:

> >
> > most streaming software that i know of doesn't work
> > with NAT.  this includes
> > realaudio and quicktime.  ftp works if you only use
> > passive mode.
> >
> > as for the others i'm not sure...  someone else must know...
> >
> New version of ipfilter v.3.3.1 (I think) has real audio proxy
> built in.  Also, I have been able to get active ftp working with
> 3.2.11 beta software on a solaris 2.6 system.
> Tested from a NT system with netscape, explorer 4, norton
> antivirus live update and nt ftp client.
> Sorry, for posting message about solaris on the misc board, but I
> figured it was relevant to ipfilter in openbsd, which is based on
> 3.2.9, but have seen patches floating around for compile the
> latest version.
> - Deepak