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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Network support
 Date:  Tue, 8 Feb 2005 13:01:23 -0800 (PST)
On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Brian Watters wrote:

> Its most likely an issue with PASSIVE vs non PASSIVE FTP .. Common issue
> with Firewall's .. Either WS_FTP auto detected or CuteFTP is not set to auto
> detect .. Either way I bet your using passive will fix the issue in your FTP
> clients.

I don't see any way that a client could "auto detect" without introducing
a substantial delay.  I'd avoid such a feature and just select the desired
mode.  Note that passive mode isn't a complete cure-all, since it's the
worse case when the *server* is behind NAT.

					Fred Wright