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IBIBLIO is dead (Miscellaneous)

posted by Oso2k(R), 13.05.2015, 17:57

> > > I checked ibiblio again. Now all links work and public directories
> > > browsing works again.
> >
> > But this does NOT fix the issue with mTCP's FTP (only on iBiblio). It
> used
> > to work until about a week ago. Not it seems to fail with some kind of
> > socket error. I'm horribly inept regarding networking, so I don't
> > understand it at all. All I know is that even (DJGPP) Wget also fails
> > (only) on ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org but http://ftp.ibiblio.org works fine!!
>
> You are right. HTTP works, but something is wrong with FTP.
> I used FileZilla (usual port 21 and passive connection) and
> these are its connection status messages:
>
> Resolving address of ftp.ibiblio.org
> Status: Connecting to 152.19.134.40:21...
> Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
> Status: Insecure server, it does not support FTP over TLS.
> Status: Connected
> Status: Retrieving directory listing...
> Status: Server sent passive reply with unroutable address. Using server
> address instead.
> Status: Directory listing of "/" successful

The issue is that iBiblio FTP went Extended Passive Mode, presumably in support of IPv6.

 

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