[nsp] Booting from FTP

Ed Ravin eravin at panix.com
Fri Aug 1 16:33:44 EDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 11:38:27AM +0200, Lars Erik Gullerud wrote:
> While testing this a while back, I observed that on a proftpd server
> (running on FreeBSD), the router got this timeout - and the ABOR command
> appears to be received with first character missing, i.e. the server is
> receiving BOR, which is obviously not understood. However, when changing
> the FTP daemon to the standard FreeBSD ftpd (on the same box), the
> command seems to be received correctly, and the router starts the copy
> with no wait-period after it does the first RETR to it starts the actual
> transfer. 

Using the NetBSD ftpd, I was unable to get any of my Ciscos to copy
files until I set "no ip ftp passive" in the config (the error message
was "protocol error").  Now it works fine.

	-- Ed

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