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Old 10-30-2002
error mesg help

we have two alpha stations which are connected on two sides on the same wan (64k leased line), here is one problem described as follow.

when i do a ftp to copy a file form one to another, an error mesg shown and the file lenth is 0 at last.

diamond> ftp
Connected to
220 opal FTP server (Digital UNIX Version 5.60) ready.
Name ( XXXX
331 Password required for XXXX
230 User fmxiao logged in.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
ftp> put smdb-AAAaavoqa
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for smdb-AAAaavoqa (,2026).
426 Data connection: Connection reset by peer.
10027 bytes sent in 0.034 seconds (2.9e+02 Kbytes/s)

ftp> ls -al
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls (,2029).
total 32
drwxr-x--x 3 roy staff 8192 Oct 30 09:26 .
drwxr-xr-x 11 root staff 8192 Aug 1 2001 ..
-rw------- 1 roy staff 4 Feb 12 2002 .Xauthority
-rwxr-xr-x 1 roy staff 1500 Jun 19 2001 .cshrc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 roy staff 1689 Jun 19 2001 .login
-rwxr-xr-x 1 roy staff 1621 Jun 19 2001 .profile
-rw------- 1 roy staff 65 Feb 12 2002 .xsession-errors
-rw-r--r-- 1 roy staff 0 Oct 28 15:50 1.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 roy staff 0 Oct 28 15:43 NIST-SRV.LST
drwxr-xr-x 2 roy staff 8192 Dec 30 1997 bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 roy staff 0 Oct 31 09:39 smdb-AAAaavoqa
226 Transfer complete.

Who can help me...........

thx a lot
# 2  
Old 10-31-2002
Found the following which may or may not still be a problem with your version of ftp.

ftp between 5.0 systems only works with get not put.
When you do a get always fails with
Connection reset by peer

Work Around

Login to the remote system and use get. Do not use put
between 5.0 systems.

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