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  • Started 12 years ago by dunno
  • Latest reply 12 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • dunno Member

    In a Mac-unfriendly environment I am trying to find an ftp client that can get through the Novell firewall. On the Windows side, WS_FTP goes through beautifully, configured with a Host type of "Automatic detect" and a firewall type of "USER with no logon".

    Fetch is the only Mac ftp client that I can find that allows setting the firewall type, but to no avail. After a longish delay with a frozen fetchdog, I get a popup window that says "The connection was reset by server." The transcript window shows the following:
    - - - - - - -
    System Version = 0x1012
    Using USER with no logon (aka USER user@host) proxy server host:<proxy address here>, port:21, userid:<novell id here>
    Connecting to <proxy address here> port 21 (2/26/02 1:56:14 PM)
    220 Service Ready
    USER anonymous@mirrors.aol.com
    get_reply():con_conn->Getline() returns -3253
    - - - - - - -
    It looks like Fetch logs in successfully to the proxy server, but then gets jammed. No matter what ftp host is attempted, the "get_reply" line is the same.

    Any help would be much appreciated.

    Posted 12 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Do you see the same problem running Fetch under Mac OS 9.x (or under Classic)?

    I'd be curious to see a transcript of a WS_FTP session through the firewall, for comparison's sake.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 12 years ago #

  • dunno Member

    Here's what WS-FP shows me; "192..." is the Novell Border Manager Proxy address:

    connecting to 192.168.110.8:21
    Connected to 192.168.110.8 port 21
    220 Service Ready
    USER mta@<domain>
    331 Password required for mta.
    PASS (hidden)
    230 User mta logged in.
    CWD /Ipswitch/Product_Downloads
    550 /Ipswitch/Product_Downloads: No such file or directory.
    PWD
    257 "/home/mta" is current directory.
    SYST
    215 UNIX Type: L8 Version: BSD-199506
    Host type (S): UNIX (standard)
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,110,8,190,231)
    connecting to 192.168.110.8:48871
    - -
    connecting to 192.168.110.8:48871
    Connected to 192.168.110.8 port 48871
    LIST
    150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
    Received 105 bytes in 0.1 secs, (9545.45 bps), transfer succeeded
    226 Transfer complete.

    [This message has been edited by dunno (edited 02-28-2002).]

    Posted 12 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Thanks for the transcript; that's helpful.

    Have you tried connecting to mirrors.aol.com (as user "anonymous") with WS_FTP? And have you tried connecting with Fetch from Mac OS 9 or Classic?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 12 years ago #

  • dunno Member

    Going to mirrors.aol.com, I get the same exact transcript results as before:

    Fetch:
    220 Service Ready
    USER anonymous@mirrors.aol.com
    get_reply():con_conn->Getline() returns -3253

    WS_FTP:
    220 Service Ready
    USER anonymous@mirrors.aol.com
    331 Guest login ok, send your complete e-mail address as password.
    PASS (hidden)
    230-Welcome to AOL's FTP mirror site!
    <clip>

    And it's exactly the same in OS 9, Fetch 4.0.1.

    Thanks for your continuing help on this!

    Posted 12 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    That's very puzzling. One more thing to try is Fetch 3.0.3 on Mac OS 9 (USER with no logon is the only sort of proxy supported by Fetch 3.0.3.

    I wish I had an easy way of reproducing this so that I could see exactly what is going wrong.

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 12 years ago #

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