[ILUG] FTP, SSL & firewalls
paul at clubi.ie
Thu Mar 2 16:52:18 GMT 2006
On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Gary Pigott wrote:
> I've got a web developer that wants FTP access to our web server.
> Debian) support out of the box. Now this would be fine and dandy
> except both the webserver and the developer's PC are behind
> firewalls. Neither normal or PASV FTP will work because while the
> control connection data on port 21 gets through, the firewalls cant
> decode the datastream (it's encrypted, remember)
Your mistake here is in using a firewall that wants to be able to
decode data passing through it.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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