[ale] No More Ftp?
gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu
Wed Jan 14 18:07:48 EST 1998
On 14 Jan, Robert L Harris wrote:
> I got my ftp working from a few weeks ago. Apparently I was missing in.ftpd
> (don't ask me how). it worked for a few weeks. Now it doesn't work anymore.
> It gives me the name/pass prompt and dies:
> Connected to localhost.
> 220 dogbert FTP server (Version wu-2.4.2-academ[BETA-12](1) Wed Mar 5 12:37:21 EST 1997) ready
> Name (localhost:nomad): nomad
> 331 Password required for nomad.
> 421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection
> Login failed.
> No control connection for command: No such file or directory
> ftp> quit
I don't know off-hand, unless you clobbered ftpaccess or something like
that. Something that's often helpful in debugging ftpd, though. Look
through your /etc/inetd.conf for the line starting ftpd, something like
(example from a solaris box, but it should be basically the same)
ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.ftpd -a -l -t 120 -T 600
In the options passed to in.ftpd, add a -d which will log everything to
Also, since you're already fighting it, you might as well go ahead and
upgrade to a more secure version. wu-ftpd-2.4.2-b16 is out now
Chris Ricker gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu
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