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From "Rory Winston" <rwins...@eircom.net>
Subject RE: [net-ftp] FTPS timeout when trying to upload a file
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2007 18:22:44 GMT
Hey Neil

If you are willing to write a patch, then youre more than welcome. Please open a JIRA issue
and attach the patch to that, and I will promise to personally review it.

Thanks
Rory

"Jakarta Commons Users List" <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org> wrote:

> 
> Rory:
> 
> How about adding a method called:
> 	forceConnectedHostForPassiveConnections(boolean)
> 
> If someone sets the boolean to true, the code will
> use the host specified in the connect call instead
> of the passive host given by the server.
> 
> This looks clean to me and will require very little
> code changes.
> 
> If you like it, I am willing to contibute it as a
> patch.
> 
> Please let me know what you think.
> 
> Thanks,	
> 	Neil
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rory Winston [mailto:rwinston@eircom.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 2:40 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Users List
> Subject: Re: [net-ftp] FTPS timeout when trying to upload a file
> 
> Neil
> 
> I just read your previous email. If you do have an idea in regards to an 
> elegant solution to the problem, feel free to create a JIRA issue and 
> patch and I will review. But I really would only consider putting 
> something in if a) it's elegant and clean and (b) if commons-net is 
> really the odd one out amongst FTP clients, and is the only one that 
> cant handle this. But as stated before, this really does seem to be a 
> server config issue.
> 
> Thanks
> Rory
> 
> Rory Winston wrote:
> > Hi guys
> >
> > Steffen/Paul, thanks for your excellent input on this. I didnt get a 
> > chance to look at this myself (and I didn't remember when reading the 
> > email that the IP address was actually a reserved private address).
> >
> > Neil,the guys are correct - this is a server configuration issue - its 
> > not even a fault with the server per se, just with the server's 
> > configuration in regards to NATed clients. There is no real fix for 
> > this, and I would be hesitant to introduce some kind of hacky 
> > solution. Your case is the only instance I have seen of this so far.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Rory
> >
> > Steffen Heil wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >>  
> >>> If the server is running on a private IP, how can you expect it to know
> >>>     
> >> anything except the private IP?
> >>
> >> Administrators that make SFTP-Servers available to the public 
> >> internet, NEED
> >> to be aware of that problems and as such NEED to configure the server
> >> accordingly. Otherwise they are not doing their jobs. SFTP-Servers do 
> >> have
> >> configuration options for this. (Like -P <ip> for pure-ftpd for 
> >> example.)
> >>
> >> You wrote:
> >>  
> >>> Given the discussion below, we need a solution that allows the user 
> >>> to force an override for the IP address used for passive connections.
> >>>     
> >>
> >> I wrote:
> >>  
> >>> If at all, give the use a change to optionally overwrite used IPs.
> >>>     
> >>
> >> Which matches... And solves the problem without introducing broken 
> >> logic.
> >> If you are ONLY connecting to that server, don't ask at all. You know 
> >> how to
> >> connect.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>   Steffen
> >>   
> >
> >
> >
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