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Can't Access my FTP from the internet

Posted on 2004-10-12
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I have a Windows 2000 Server (No AD) that is set up as a FTP server running IIS. If I connect through my ftp from inside my network I am able to log in. When I log in from outside the network I get an error message.

"An error accurred opening that folder on the FTP Server. Make sure you have permission to access that folder"

I have enabled port forwarding for port 20 and 21 on my router. Did I forget a port?
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I'm able to get from the FTP command line.
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KerryG earned 2000 total points
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If you are doing the FTP from the web browser, I believe you need to go into the Internet Explorer advanced settings and switch the setting on using Passive (PASV) mode.
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It's Enabled
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I disabled PASV and I was able to get in. I'll still gave you the points since you got me closer to figuring it out. Thankx
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