[geeks] ipfilter question - was:DHCP silliness
Joshua D Boyd
geeks at sunhelp.org
Sun Nov 25 10:42:48 CST 2001
On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 09:35:38AM -0600, Mike Hebel wrote:
> PLW> (All of basenji.com sits behind one NAT address, and incoming ports are
> PLW> routed to the system running the appropriate service. All internal
> PLW> systems ('bout 9 of them) use one box for DNS.)
> I gotta ask - were you able to get active FTP clients running under
> these conditions?
> I'm having a helluva time getting any FTP to work behind a NAT'd SpeedStream
> and an OpenBSD 2.8 SS2 boxen on a DSL line. I can get anything else done with
> simple hole punches but FTP and "keep state" just doesn't seem to want to work.
> It's almost like ipfilter is ignoring any attempt to make an outgoing
> port automatically.
Using mozilla, FTP usually fails when behind the NAT. however, comandline FTP
just works, and I couldn't tell you why.
Joshua D. Boyd
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