copy ftp start -- can we use a nondefault port?

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Oct 29th, 2009
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I have a limited availability of server assets and IP addresses and would like to separate the folders for anonymous general ftp connections and those used for router maintenance. Can I use port 2121 for example: copy ftp://anonymous@192.168.1.5:2121/startup.txt start I tried it and it always goes to the IIS FTP site that is running port 21.

IOS version is c2800nm-adventerprisek9-mz.124-19.bin

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irisrios Thu, 11/05/2009 - 14:40
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Many routers provide an ALG on port 21 to listen on FTP commands to sniff out the port that needs to be open for active mode to work. However, that only works on port 21 in most causes.... so it doesn't work on non-standard

ftp ports.

Your can setup your FTP server for passive mode FTP (you'll need to forward an additional range of ports to the computer running the FTP server, specify within IIS to use those forwarded ports, and tell IIS to use

your WAN ip as the passive mode ip).

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