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Date:      Tue, 26 Nov 1996 16:48:07 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Robert Chalmers <robert@chalmers.com.au>
Cc:        bsd <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: no ftp capability?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961126164737.2892I-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <m0vSL3j-0000q0C@nanguo.chalmers.com.au>

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On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, Robert Chalmers wrote:

> Can anyone tell me why I cant get ftp to connect to anything?
> 
> I type "ftp whatever.host' and the result is 
> 	Connected to whatever.host
> 	421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection
> 
> It doesn't matter where I try to ftp to either! Whats going on here?

Your provider may be blocking ftp sessions.  Ask your ISP if you should be
using an FTP proxy.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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