Re: ftp failing!!!

From: Henrik Nordström <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 23:22:11 +0200

Andrew Specht wrote:
> and then received this reply

1.2beta currently does not report all FTP errors in a obvious way.. Some
errors get reported as verbose as this one ("A error occured")

To identify what your specific problem is then a debug log with
debug_options 9,4
would help a lot.

> When i turn the proxy off and go through the transparent proxy
> hence STILL using the proxy, it works fine.

Are you sure you use the proxy transparently for FTP requests? This
requires a separate program to decode the FTP protocol, and is not done
in most transproxy setups (since it most likely would break some FTP

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker (FTP amongst other things)+
Received on Thu Jun 11 1998 - 14:43:31 MDT

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