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Damien Elmes resolve at
Tue Aug 28 17:33:46 EST 2001

Matthew Hawkins <matthew at> writes:

> On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Shawn Owens wrote:
> > My question is, how do you enable the module to allow windows machines to
> > FTP out using MASQ.
> As some others pointed out, don't use "insmod" - modprobe is the way to
> add (and remove, with -r) kernel modules so that dependencies are
> handled.
> Now, AFAIK the kernel modules are there to allow _incoming_ ftp, not
> outgoing, ie you can have an FTP server behind your firewall.  

i'm not sure about that. to have an internal FTP server, you'd need to
port forward. i'm pretty sure the FTP module is there to remove the
need for passive mode.


Damien Elmes
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