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Re: Any danger from these ports?



I stand corrected.  And on closer reading of Charles' post, I see that 
he was referring to opening ports on the ftp server side.

-- 
Aaron Sterr - Infrastructure Engineer

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Alexander Dalloz wrote:

> Am Do, den 13.01.2005 schrieb Aaron.Sterr um 0:42:
> 
> > Passive FTP does NOT use the local ephemeral ports, that is traditional
> > FTP behavior.  Passive FTP uses the existing TCP connection for both
> > the control and data channels, and is easier to firewall. 
> > 
> > Of course, the ftp server needs to know how to use passive FTP instead of
> > traditiional FTP.
> 
> Where do you have this "knowledge" from?
> 
> http://slacksite.com/other/ftp.html illustrates well how active and
> passive ftp work.
> 
> Alexander
> 
> 
> 


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