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[SLUG] Debian fptd question
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- Subject: [SLUG] Debian fptd question
- From: Doug Stalker <dougs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Nov 2 14:45:15 2000
I'm having trouble with running an FTP server on Debian (Potato,
stable). I started by running apt-get install ftpd, which seemed to
I try to ftp there from an external system, and get
Connected to 203.X.X.X
Connection closed by remote host.
So I ran apt-get install wu-ftpd, and still have the same problem.
After ssh'ing to the system I can connect via ftp to either 127.0.0.1 or
the IP address on ppp0. I've restarted inetd; it didn't make any
The system has ipchains, but currently input is set to ACCEPT and so is
output. Forward is set to MASQ. (I'll be setting up a dedicated
gateway in a few days, and I'll do proper firewalling then)
What could be stopping the ftp from working? Is there an allowed hosts
file that needs editing? I know you can disallow users, but this is
happening before the user login prompt.
Network Operations Engineer - Big Pond Advance Satellite
Ericsson Australia - Level 5, 184 The Broadway, Sydney 2000
Ph: +61-416-085-390 Email: doug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx