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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_proxy_ftp question
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2003 00:25:26 GMT

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Ian Huynh wrote:
> What i would like to do is to front my ftp server (taking advantage of mod_ssl)
> with apache.

> Listen 21
> Listen 20
> <VirtualHost _default_:21 _default_:20>
>    ProxyRemote ftp ftp://my.backend.server
>    CustomLog logs/ftp.log common
> </VirtualHost>
> when i try to connect to apache using ftp, it just says connect to ianh (ie. my machine)
> but there's no prompt for user/password

Apache does not provide an ftp server.  Apache will act as a proxy to an
ftp backend, but it speaks only http with the client.

(There is a commercial ftp server apache module from covalent, I believe.)


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