OT: proftpd freezes

Ralf Vitasek neongrau at gandalf.neongrau.de
Wed Jul 4 09:25:34 PDT 2001

> Alright, it doesn't really freeze, but I have just completed a setup for a
> webserver for my company.  I am trying to update some of the sites with a
> program called weex.  For some reason, when it is having to deal with a
> lot of files it just freezes (proftpd on the server).  Now, I can still
> connect again with another xterm, but that one connection freezes.  I know
> it is not my computer at home with weex because when I update the same
> files on another ftp server, it all goes well.  I checked the MTU of the
> connections and they are 1500.  I've checked the logs on my computer, and
> the server, and nothing is showing up.  I put proftpd in debug 5 mode
> printing to stdout, and nothing shows up.  It just says whatever the last
> command it received was.  BTW, this happens when it is making directories
> on the ftp, or just uploading files.

do you have a packet filter enabled?
looks like your high ports are closed.
if so, open them temporary and try if it works then.

greets ralf
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