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Problem in FTP data connection

I am behind the stateful firewall and I have a problem in establishing data connection from my Windows PC(which is behind firewall)with many FTP servers(I tried Agrosoft,Bison etc,,)

I understood in ACTIVE mode, data connection is started by the ftp server from local

data port which is 20. But Bison and other FTP server is not always using local data port

as 20 and hence Firewall is dropping the packet. We could see from the logs that

the packet dropped has server's local port as an unpriviledged port (> 1024).

What will be the solution for this issue other than using passive mode??has anybody faced this similar type of issue and your firewall is allowing this??(understanding that this is only response to the control connection which is already open and not a new request from outside eventhough FTP server uses other than port 20 for data connection)

Your inputs to my problem will be of great help..

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Re: Problem in FTP data connection

What about the command "fixup protocol ftp 21"?Is ýt confýgured?

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