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  • Started 10 years ago by Susan
  • Latest reply 10 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • Susan Member

    Hi,
    When I upload a folder with many files, I never get to upload the entire folder without receiving the following message which causes me to disconnect then reconnect to the server
    "Server response 'OR sc_team_01.jpg' not understood

    Here is the fetch log that includes two sessions of this problem:
    Fetch 4.0.2 System 0x1028 Serial FETCHFL001-1L4C-T024 TR
    Connecting to xxxxxxxxxxxx port 21 (12/1/03 6:59:53 PM)
    220 ibmpro Microsoft FTP Service (Version 5.0).
    ADAT
    500 'ADAT This command is checking whether this server supports Kerberos or GSS security, see RFC 2228': command not understood
    USER botoxha
    331 Password required for botoxha.
    PASS
    230-Welcome to Botoxha maintenance.
    230 User botoxha logged in.
    SYST
    215 Windows_NT version 5.0
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha" is current directory.
    SITE DIRSTYLE
    200 MSDOS-like directory output is off
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha" is current directory.
    CWD wwwroot
    250 CWD command successful.
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha/wwwroot" is current directory.
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    LIST
    150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 37533 Oct 27 16:31 1halloween9-med.jpg
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Nov 14 5:24 competitors
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 634 Nov 17 16:13 default.asp
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Nov 22 14:54 GeneratedItems
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 4444 Nov 22 14:54 homepage.html
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Dec 1 18:56 images
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Nov 14 5:16 includes
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Nov 14 5:24 key-opinion-leaders
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Dec 1 5:19 strategic-communications
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 2295 Oct 27 16:31 test.html
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Nov 14 5:24 treatment-guidelines
    226 Transfer complete.
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha/wwwroot" is current directory.
    CWD images
    250 CWD command successful.
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha/wwwroot/images" is current directory.
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    LIST
    150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
    drwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 0 Dec 1 18:56 images_sc
    226 Transfer complete.
    CWD images_sc
    250 CWD command successful.
    PWD
    257 "/botoxha/wwwroot/images/images_sc" is current directory.
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    LIST
    150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1046 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_advpanel.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1147 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_advpanel-over.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 711 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_agenda.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 771 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_agenda-over.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 758 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_attendees.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 814 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_attendees-over.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1116 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_meeting.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1222 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_meeting-over.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1135 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_speaker.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 1239 Dec 1 18:56 sc_advpanel_speaker-over.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 2413 Dec 1 18:56 sc_mtgabstracts_conventi-02.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 2201 Dec 1 18:56 sc_mtgabstracts_conventions.jpg
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 owner group 2192 Dec 1 18:56 sc_mtgabstracts_present_-04.jpg
    226 Transfer complete.
    TYPE I
    200 Type set to I.
    PORT xxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_mtgabstracts_present_rej.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_mtgabstracts_present_rej.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:45 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_05.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_05.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:46 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_clinicalstud-02.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_clinicalstud-02.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:46 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_clinicalstudies.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_clinicalstudies.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:46 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_medmarket-over.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_medmarket-over.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:47 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_medmarket.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_medmarket.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:47 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_pe-over.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_pe-over.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:48 PM
    PORT xxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_pe.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_pe.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:02:48 PM
    PORT xxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_preclinical-ove.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_preclinical-ove.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:03:24 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_research_preclinical.jpg
    150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for sc_research_preclinical.jpg.
    226 Transfer complete.
    Upload complete at 12/1/03 7:03:24 PM
    PORT xxxxxxxxxxxxx
    200 PORT command successful.
    STOR sc_team_01.jpg
    500 'OR sc_team_01.jpg': command not understood
    ftp_store_setup: -30000 (state == RPUT_SETTING_UP)
    ABOR
    500 '': command not understood

    Thanks for your help. Obviously my goal is to be able to upload an entire folder without having to do it in 4 to 5 file batches and having to disconnect and reconnect. FYI This happens on all the servers I upload to, not just the one above.
    Thanks,
    Susan

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    My guess is that Fetch sent the command "STOR sc_team_01.jpg" (STOR is the command to upload a file) and the first two characters were lost, resulting in the invalid "OR" command.

    I've seen commands get truncated in this way as a result of bugs in devices (such as routers) that do Network Address Translation. When they translate the address in the PORT command (which comes before STOR) the new address sometimes is longer than what they started with, and if they don't handle that correctly they can overwrite the next two characters of the following command (i.e. the ST of STOR).

    I would look for a firmware upgrade for your router. Also, I'd try checking the "Use passive mode transfers (PASV)" box in the Firewall section of Fetch Preferences. That way Fetch will use the PASV command rather than PORT, and the translation issue won't come up.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Susan Member

    HI Jim,
    Below was a reply from you regarding an earlier problem I had, (Please see Mac Fetch to Windows_NT version 5.0 Server , 10-28-03.) So it seems this PASV is the cause of the problem. I can't upload at all to the Windows NT server if PASV is checked. Also, even before I unchecked PASV I had this problem uploading to other servers. I'm a designer and don't own any of the servers. No other work arounds?
    Thanks again!
    Susan

    posted 10-28-2003 11:18 AM Click Here to See the Profile for JimMatthews Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote It looks like the server is behind a Network Address Translation (NAT) device. The address it is advertising (192.168.1.51) is a private, internal address; unless your Mac is on the same network as the server passive mode won't work.

    So I would uncheck the "Use passive mode transfers (PASV)" box and post the transcript you get then. I would also get Fetch 4.0.3 from http://fetchsoftworks.com .

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    It looks like you're stuck between two problems: the server doesn't allow PASV, and a bug in a router somewhere betwee your Mac and the server corrupts commands when you don't use PASV. If there is a router on your end of things I'd check to find out if there are firmware upgrades available that might fix this problem.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 10 years ago #

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