Re: [SQU] Squid & FTP

From: Martin A. Brooks <>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 10:34:35 +0100


>A customer of ours is using Squid (2.3) and browsing works fine. However
>if he fills in the proxy on his ftp clients none of them are able to
>connect. With internet explorer we can logon to a ftp site however it
>gives a warning saying that it's read access only and that we won't be
>able to upload/rename/move files.
>Any quick way to fix this? We would like him to have full ftp access
>through the proxy since we don't want to open a gateway.

This question has been asked about 6 times in the past 2 weeks.

Squid is NOT a real FTP proxy. It merely converts FTP directory listings
into a browser friendly format.
Most (all?) FTP clients (CuteFTP, LeechFTP etc) CANNOT use Squid as an FTP


Martin A. Brooks
If Windows NT were an animal, it'd be a fainting goat.

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