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Re: Trouble transversing two firewalls w/ passive ftp

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 09:19:22 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Nick Harley wrote:

> --ftp-port 216.x.x.x

Is this address one of your machine's local interfaces? Is this curl version
ipv6-enabled? If you answered NO and YES, you're likely to suffer from this


> The people at the other end of this transfer have said that if I can't enter
> passive mode then I won't be able to send these files and they suggest that
> I purchase a software package to make it work.

Of course they say that.

> Is it possible to use the ftp port command and enable passive ftp transfers
> at the same time?

As Dan said, they do the exact opposites. What would happen if both could be

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