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Re: FTP within Browser doesn't work



On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 01:58:37AM +0000, Lars Hecking wrote:
> Henry Wong writes:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I set up Openbsd with ipfilter and ipnat.  I have static NAT mapping assign
> > to some machine inside the OpenBSD firewall.  So far everything works but
> > FTP.  I know within the firewall, active FTP connection is not working.
> > Passive connection must be used to connect to FTP servers in the Internet.
> > But the ftp connection within IE 5 browser doesn?t work either.  I thought
> > IE 5 uses ftp passive mode to connect to ftp server.  May be I am wrong.
> > Does anyone what is wrong?
> 
>  How does what you think IE 5 does or does not relate to OBSD?

It relates to the openbsd system he set up that does not support active
ftp.

>  Maybe you could try a different ftp tool? If only to narrow down what
>  works and what doesn't. Netscrape's ftp is just pathetic, maybe IE's
>  is the same?

IE5 has an option called 'web-based ftp' that actually means passive ftp.
Try setting that.

--vince