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Peter Phung
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
Posts: 138
I'm writing an ftp client in java. I'm currently in the testing phase but i'm getting an odd response from my server
500 Illegal PORT Command
Can anyone tell me what this means and what i can do about it?
Thanks for any help

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Aaron Dressin

Joined: May 10, 2002
Posts: 29
Sounds like you are attempting to use port mode and sending an invalid callback IP address to the FTP server. Maybe you are sending an IP on an internal LAN:

[ June 17, 2002: Message edited by: Aaron Dressin ]

Peter Phung
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
Posts: 138
What do you suggest i should do?
[ June 18, 2002: Message edited by: Peter Phung ]
aditya mahajan

Joined: Jul 13, 2001
Posts: 8
Instead of port use pasv, parse the reply and open the socket on the port given by the server.
pasv is same as port but the ftp server gives the port on which it will be sending information.
Look into the RFC of FTP to get the complete information.

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