SUMMARY: get FTP to lie about PORT?

From: Robert Helmer <>
Date: Mon Dec 08 2003 - 19:21:58 EST

Thank you for all the responses, Chris Smith hit it directly
on the head by suggesting that I did not have "fixup protocol ftp" set
on the PIX for the non-standard port that the IIS server is running

Rob Helmer

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 03:29:01PM -0800, Robert Helmer wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to connect to an IIS FTP server on a non-standard port
> from a Solaris 8 SPARC machine behind a Cisco PIX firewall.
> Passive mode does not seem to work at all, from any hosts I've tried.
> I tested from a Linux box at a seperate location, if I allow the
> IIS machine through the Linux box's firewall, then I can make an
> active FTP connection. So far so good.
> However, the Sun box has an internal IP address, whereas the Sun
> machine doesn't. So, when I run ftp in debug mode, I'm seeing :
> ---> PORT 10,10,10,2,184,66
> 500 Invalid PORT Command.
> Where the Sun box's IP is "". I've tried using "quote" and
> scripting out the raw FTP commands, but it's a hassle. Is there a way
> to get FTP to lie about the PORT? Alternatively, any other way around
> this?
> Thanks,
> Rob
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