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ftp: "No control connection for command: ... Passive mode refused"

  • Article Type: General
  • Product: Aleph
  • Product Version: 20

Description:
We are trying to download the ora11_linux32.tar.gz files from ftp.exlibris.co.il.

We connect to the ftp server and do /oracle/11.1.0.7/linux32/quick.

We keep getting "No control connection for command: ... Passive mode refused" :

ftp>prompt
Interactive mode off.
ftp> mget ora11_linux32.tar.gz*
-rw-rw-rw- 1 user group 10485760 Apr 19 14:08 ora11_linux32.tar.gz_ab
-rw-rw-rw- 1 user group 10485760 Apr 19 14:08 ora11_linux32.tar.gz_aa
226 Transfer complete. 21,353 bytes transferred. 267.34 KB/sec.
ftp> prompt
Interactive mode off.
ftp> -rw-rw-rw- 1 user group 10485760 Apr 19 14:08 ora11_linux32.tar.gz_ab
-rw-rw-rw- 1 user group 10485760 Apr 19 14:08 ora11_linux32.tar.gz_aa
226 Transfer complete. 21,353 bytes transferred. 267.34 KB/sec.
ftp> prompt
Interactive mode off.
ftp> mget ora11_linux32.tar.gz*
local: ora11_linux32.tar.gz_aa remote: ora11_linux32.tar.gz_aa
227 Entering Passive Mode (212,179,57,155,102,61)
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for ora11_linux32.tar.gz_aa (10485760 Bytes).

Resolution:
Customer was able to do ftp successfully; it seems that this problem was fixed by Ex Libris staff.


  • Article last edited: 10/8/2013