Fwctl::Services::ftp - Fwctl module to handle the FTP service.


    accept   ftp -src INTERNAL_NET -dst INTERNET -noport -masq
    accept   ftp -src PROXY_SERVER -dst INTERNET -noport --account
    accept   ftp -src INTERNET -d FTP_SERVER -noport
    accept   ftp -src INTERNAL_NET -dst INT_IP --ctrl_port hylafax


The ftp module is used to handle the FTP protocol. By default it handles both PORT and PASV based protocol. If maquerading is asked for, it also loads the proper kernel module.


In additions to the standard options it takes the following ones :

--port or --noport

Sets whether rules for the PORT part of the FTP protocol will be added.

--pasv or --nopasv

Sets whether rules for the PASV part of the FTP protocol will be added.


Sets the port accepted for PASV connections. Defaults to UNPRIVILEGED_PORTS.


Sets the port used for the control connection. This is the port on which the ftp server listens. Defaults to ftp.


Sets the port for the data connection. This is the port from which PORT connections of the server originates.


Francis J. Lacoste <francis.lacoste@iNsu.COM>


Copyright (c) 1999,2000 iNsu Innovations Inc. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.


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