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500 Unknown command with fetch (3 posts)

  • Started 18 years ago by Bob1973
  • Latest reply 18 years ago from Bob1973
  • Bob1973 Member

    I can not connect on a FTP server with Fetch 4.0.3. but I am able to do it with a PC under Cuteftp. I try do changed the PASV mode but the icon keep running and I even if I log into the ftp server I cannot get connected properly (it stuck at: getting file list) And I get the folling message: Server response: Could not open data connection port xx xxx.

    This is the transcript windows:

    Connecting to port 21 (07/07/05 10:45:45)
    220-Welcome to Pure-FTPd.
    220-You are user number 1 of 5 allowed.
    220-This is a private system - No anonymous login
    220-IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
    220 You will be disconnected after 30 minutes of inactivity.
    USER xxxxx
    331 User xxxx OK. Password required
    230-User xxxxx has group access to: 5000
    230 OK. Current restricted directory is /
    215 UNIX Type: L8
    257 "/" is your current location
    500 Unknown command
    257 "/" is your current location
    257 "/" is your current location
    500 Unknown command
    PORT 192,168,1,105,84,246
    200 PORT command successful
    425 Could not open data connection to port 21750: Operation timed out
    ftp_list: -30000 (state == GETTING_LIST)
    257 "/" is your current location

    Thank for anyone that knows the answer.

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    If you are running Mac OS X make sure that the OS X firewall is turned off (choose "System Preferences" from the Apple menu, click on the Sharing icon, then on the Firewall tab, and click Stop if the firewall is running).

    You might also try Fetch 5, which you can download from


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • Bob1973 Member


    Posted 18 years ago #


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