Re: 4.3bsd imp going down crash?

Joel Gartland (
Tue, 1 Nov 88 16:18:24 EST

Subject: ftp PASV command; a one shot deal or for rest of session?

I put forth a very simple question:

        Should a ftp server, after receiving the PASV command, remain in
passive mode for the rest of the ftp session, or just for the next transfer?
It doesn't seem to be stated either way in the RFC (959).
        Of the people I've queried about this, the ratio of opinions is about

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