[CentOS] ProFTPd under CentOS 5.2 running FTPS - iptables problem
Ray Van Dolson
rayvd at bludgeon.org
Mon Jan 26 17:52:59 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 06:48:15PM +0100, happymaster23 wrote:
> Thank you,
> I will check it. But - is this only possible solution?
> SFTP I am using only for administration purposes (yeah, it is quite
> easy to set it up :-D) and it´s better for me, to make FTPS for
> customers and SFTP only for me.
I don't know that that ip_conntrack_ftp would work with TLS encrypted
FTP. It wouldn't be able to "peer" into the FTP stream to determine
the appropriate data ports to open on the firewall.
Your best bet would be to configure ProFTPD to use a predefined range
of passive FTP ports and then just ensure those are opened via
 There are options here such as only encrypting the authentication
portion of the connection or CCC, etc...
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