From: Christian Krackowizer <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 12:08:01 +0100

At 09:46 17.03.97 -0600, you wrote:
>I have a client who wants to use WS FTP client through a squid proxy. I
>played with the "firewall" settings a little on WS FTP but couldn't get it
>to work. Any ideas?
>It has a spot to enter the hostname & port, but also username & password.
>There is also four settings, none of which work for me:
>SITE hostname
>USER after logon
>USER with no logon
>Proxy open
>Do I need to run a specific ftp proxy program to support these clients?

You cannot use squid as a proxy. The term 'proxy' is confusing. WS_FTP can
use a 'firewall-proxy' , based on ftp-protocol, not a 'caching-proxy' like
squid, which doesn't recognize ftp-prot.


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Received on Tue Mar 18 1997 - 03:14:52 MST

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