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2846 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Dec 20, 2007 3:07 PM by dustinvbu
I've tried access via other 10.5 machines, Windows 2000 & XP machines, and "appliance" devices that use ftp. I've tried Safari, Firefox, IE, and ftp clients (transmit, cyberduck).Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.4)
I host six websites -- five I manage internally, and one is for a friend who obviously does not live in my home and therefore does not share my network.
I can login to the FTP server fine from the local network, but I my friend who is accessing it externally is having the same, exact issue that you are. Firewall configured correctly, as is DNS. I have no idea what's going on, so any help for us would be appreciated.
Dustin BlackBook C2D 2.16GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, iLife '08, iWork '06 , Mac OS X (10.5.1), Mac Pro Dual 2.66GHz, 2GB, 500GB HD 8GB iPhone, 30GB iPod 5G
On Tiger Server, FTP clients required Active FTP connections (as opposed to Passive). That means that you have to set the FTP client to Active. And, you need port 20 open on your firewall. I don't know if Leopard removed this limitation.
figured it out. In addition to active FTP, the client has to use secure FTP to work. BlackBook C2D 2.16GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, iLife '08, iWork '06 , Mac OS X (10.5.1), Mac Pro Dual 2.66GHz, 2GB, 500GB HD 8GB iPhone, 30GB iPod 5G
Currently Being ModeratedDec 20, 2007 10:03 AM (in response to dustinvbu)Was "insecure ftp" support removed from Leopard?
My "client" can't use Secure FTP. It is an internet camera that has it's own firmware ftp client. I can't exactly ask them to upgrade their firmware to support secure FTP because Macs don't work.Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.5.1), 3rd party ftp firmware client
About that, I don't know. I am completely new to the Mac OS X Server environment and was kind of befuddled when standard FTP simply did not work. The only solution we could find was to use secure FTP, which does solve the problem.
It doesn't seem right to me that (despite its insecurity) standard FTP does not work, but I am, unfortunately, not knowledgeable enough about the server environment to fix it any other way. BlackBook C2D 2.16GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, iLife '08, iWork '06 , Mac OS X (10.5.1), Mac Pro Dual 2.66GHz, 2GB, 500GB HD 8GB iPhone, 30GB iPod 5G