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passive to active settings (4 posts)

  • Started 3 years ago by peggy
  • Latest reply 3 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • peggy Member

    I am not able to get into a dedicated server because I have to switch my settings from passive to active. How can I do that?

    Posted 3 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi,

    Fetch 5 or later should automatically switch between passive and active if one doesn't work.

    Which version of Fetch are you using?

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 3 years ago #

  • peggy Member

    An earlier one. Thanks, I'll upgrade.

    peg

    Posted 3 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Peg,

    While we would recommend upgrading if you have Fetch 4 - because it is not completely compatible with recent versions of Mac OS X, in addition to handling active vs. passive better - we can tell you how to do what you need in Fetch 4. I just needed to know which version you had, so I could give you the correct instructions.

    Here's what to do in Fetch 4:

    * Click Cancel in the New Connection dialog, if the New Connection dialog is showing.
    * Choose Preferences from the Fetch menu.
    * Click the Firewall tab.
    * Uncheck the "Use passive mode transfers (PASV)" checkbox.
    * Click OK.

    From now on Fetch will connect in active mode.

    (For most users the upgrade to the most recent version of Fetch is only $10; if you'd like more information about upgrading, let us know.)

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 3 years ago #

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