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

Quent Johnson quent at pobox.com
Thu May 11 23:33:17 MDT 2006

It works so well, you'll forget you're using it, like me :-)

-- Quent

On May 11, 2006, at 9:57 PM, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 12:49:39PM -0700, Quent Johnson wrote:
>> 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.
> Or, edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config and in the IPTABLES_MODULES  
> line
> add "ip_conntrack_ftp" and run "service iptables restart".  That  
> will load
> the FTP connection-tracking module, which does the magic for  
> understanding
> FTP active mode.
> Thanks,
> Sean
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> Sean Reifschneider, Member of Technical Staff <jafo at tummy.com>
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