[sword-devel] InstallMgr ftp difficulty

Sebastien Koechlin seb.sword at koocotte.org
Wed Jul 15 09:13:13 MST 2009

> Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
> > Trying to refresh from ftp.bible.org fails; it happens to hang Xiphos
> > forever.  Trying a command line ftp program, I can get logged in, but
> > any commands are rejected with "500 I won't open a connection to
> > (only to", the latter of which is my Comcast
> > IP.  VBox does local NAT in 10.0.2.x.
> > Similar attempts to connect to ftp.crosswire.org reward me with "500
> > Illegal PORT command."  Probably the same difficulty.

Did you try to switch to passive FTP ? In this case, the data channel is
initialised by the client, and you should not have NAT problems.

Seb, autocuiseur

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