PATCH: more ports for ip_conntrack_ftp / ip_nat_ftp
Fri, 07 Jul 2000 17:29:52 +1000
In message <20000706152302.E11714@coruscant.sunbeam.de> you write:
> > You've got to be kidding. I always assumed that someone added that
> > option to 2.2 as a joke!
> no, that was no joke.
> > Please explain to me, in small words, why we should support this?
> Because there are FTP servers out there that do not listen on port 21.
It is obvious that you have one, but I've never heard of such a thing.
I'm not going to put something like this in for a single user. Do you
really have 8 ftp servers on different ports?
> Think about other connection tracking modules as well. e.g. IRC. At least
> here in Germany most big irc servers support Port 6666,6667,6668,6669
Yep, and we already handle that in the alpha versions of those
modules that I've seen.