FTP Active Mode vs. Passive Mode

Continue with my previous post. Now my friend should understand why the solution I gave to him fixed the FTP issue. I illustrated how FTP protocal works in both active and passive mode as below. The biggest difference is which side initiates the data transfer session: In active mode, FTP server initiates the data transfer … Continue reading FTP Active Mode vs. Passive Mode


Passive Mode Settings In FileZilla

My friend called me the other day and asked me to help him troubleshoot the FTP server which runs in his office LAN. The problem is that the outside FTP user is able to connect the FTP server and pass the authentication, but just can not download the files from the server. OK. It sounds … Continue reading Passive Mode Settings In FileZilla