[NCLUG] how to I permit a user to use FTP?

Quent Johnson quent at pobox.com
Thu May 11 13:49:39 MDT 2006

Those firewall settings are for inbound connections to those services,
right? Without knowing all the details, I'm guessing that if you set
your ftp client to use 'passive' mode, it will work.

-- Quent

On 5/11/2006, "S. Luke Jones" <slukejones at gmail.com> wrote:

>I'm running FC4 (yes, plans to upgrade to FC5, Real Soon Now). The way
>I configured it I can't access FTP sites as a user. I used the
>system-config-securitylevel tool to "enable firewall" and the services
>I enabled are "Secure WWW (HTTPS)", "WWW (HTTP)", and "SSH". That
>works for 99.3% of what I do, but I'd like to be able to access FTP
>sites as well. Right now I can't. But I only want to be an FTP client,
>never a server. Nobody needs to access this machine. What is the least
>permissive way of allowing me to function as an FTP client?
>Luke Jones  slukejones at gmail.com (609)439-7856

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