Solved

SGI IRIX 6.5 with FTP problems.

Posted on 2006-06-14
6
460 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have a customer using a SGI IRIX 6.5 system.  They had ftp working on it.  They switched over to a new Internet provider with new a IP address.  When I modified the network configuration and made the cable switch over their ftp clients will connect but they get the following error: execv no such file or directory.  It looks like they are trying to look at the root when they should be looking at their own user directory.  I am not sure what I changed to prevent their access.  I don't know a thing about IRIX or Unix.  I am a Windows/Netware support person.  So I am out of my league here.  

There may be a cabling issue here since their old IT guy did all the cabling and didn't label anything.  I have scheduled a cable guy to go out with me tomorrow to check the direct cable from the IRIX box to the T1 router.  But the ftp client is connecting but just not seeing it's directory so I think something got messed up but I have no idea where to look.

Thanks for your help.
0
Comment
Question by:amygiven
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 62

Expert Comment

by:gheist
ID: 16968515
This is not related to cabling change.
0
 

Author Comment

by:amygiven
ID: 17061450
It was not related to cabling change.  It has to do with the permissions.  What I did find out is that I could still send a file using the FTP but I could not see the files there in the folder.  So I let it go and they are using it.
0
 
LVL 62

Expert Comment

by:gheist
ID: 17064016
This is to firewall...

FTP uses TWO connections, not one to 21/tcp
0
 
LVL 62

Expert Comment

by:gheist
ID: 17077178
Yes.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Netminder earned 0 total points
ID: 17118094
Closed, 250 points refunded.
Netminder
Site Admin
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Installing FreeBSD… FreeBSD is a darling of an operating system. The stability and usability make it a clear choice for servers and desktops (for the cunning). Savvy?  The Ports collection makes available every popular FOSS application and packag…
I promised to write further about my project, and here I am.  First, I needed to setup the Primary Server.  You can read how in this article: Setup FreeBSD Server with full HDD encryption (http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Unix/BSD/FreeBSD/A_3660-S…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question