[CLUG-tech] FTP Help Please

Hendrik Visage hvisage at envisage.co.za
Tue Nov 19 08:24:59 SAST 2002

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 07:09:33AM +0200, Darryn Levitt wrote:
> Hi there all
> I seem to having a problem when trying to FTP into my laptop.  I am
> running standard Red Hat 7.3.  Whenever I try to FTP into my laptop, it
> does a few ARP requests for my default gateway.  This causex the
> connection to take a while to be established.  Is this a configuration
> problem on my side, or is it supposed to be like that?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

It's most probably running tcp wrappers or have the options set to
do reverse lookups, and your DNS server (as per /etc/resolv) are
behind the default gateway. The ARPs would indicate that the default
gateway aren't available yet in the arp table.

> Regards
> Darryn
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