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Re: squid proxy question


The proxy server is in a different machine. The proxy server in not allowed 
to do ftp downloads. This is because not all internet users are permitted to 
use ftp. The error says: 

the requested URL could not be retrieved


An FTP protocol error occured while trying to retrieve the URL: 

Squid sent the following FTP command:

    Connect to Server

and then received this reply

Your cache administrator is webmaster


Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> said:

> freejay tri-isys com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I noticed that whenever I go to a particular ftp site (e.g. 
> > ftp://ftp.somewhere.com), using my browser, it returns an error message. 
> > happens whenever the proxy server is enabled in my browser. There is a 
> > firewall between my machine and the internet and it is configured to 
allow my 
> > PC to perfrom ftp download from any ftp site. I was able to do a 
> > for this by putting ftp.somewhere.com in the browser's proxy setting's 
> > exceptions list. But I'm thinking this is so much hassle just to add URLs 
> > the exceptions list. Is there a way to configure it in the proxy server's 
> > side so that I do not have to add URL's in the exceptions list? Thanks
> Is the proxy also on your PC? If not, does the firewall allow ftp 
> downloads from the machine the proxy server is on?
> What exact "error message" do you get?
> Paul.
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