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Subject svn commit: r779855 - /httpd/mod_ftp/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_ftp.xml
Date Fri, 29 May 2009 06:08:11 GMT
Author: wrowe
Date: Fri May 29 06:08:10 2009
New Revision: 779855

Document the change


Modified: httpd/mod_ftp/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_ftp.xml
--- httpd/mod_ftp/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_ftp.xml (original)
+++ httpd/mod_ftp/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_ftp.xml Fri May 29 06:08:10 2009
@@ -83,11 +83,14 @@
         <code>PORT</code> or <code>EPRT</code> request, and the point
         which the server has connected to the client, the origin port
         may be unavailable to any other client.</note>
-      <note>By default, the operating system will not allow the FTP server
-        to use privileged ports for active connections.  If you specify a
-        port range below 1024 with FTPActiveRange, the server will fail
-        to satisfy the <code>PORT</code> or <code>EPRT</code> request!</note>
+      <note>Windows allows any process to access privileged ports.  However,
+        to assign <code>FTPActiveRange</code> below 1024 on a unix platform,
+        mod_ftp requires unix domain sockets, and will create an additional
+        httpd process to serve these bound, low numbered ports to the httpd
+        child worker processes.</note>
+        <p><code>FTPActiveRange 20</code></p>
+        <p>Force the server to use the ftp-data scheme convention</p>
         <p><code>FTPActiveRange 5050</code></p>
         <p>Force the server to use port 5050</p>
         <p><code>FTPActiveRange 5050 5080</code></p>

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