I have version 2.4 ... installed on a desktop using xp. I have a Belkin N1 wireless router. The Belkin tech rep says ports 20 thru 80 are reserved for Belkin use. He also says that he didn't think that passive ftp could be used on this Belkin but wasn't sure. He said that I could check any connections from my laptop using syntax connection ftp://192.168.2.x ... the current router address. I have set my laptop IE browser tool setting to uncheck enable folder view ftp and to make sure to checkmark use passive ftp. I have added an Interface from the manager that has the address of the Belkin router using auto detect.
1 Should we have a forum section specific to routers initial connections with user examples?
2 Can this Belkin router use passive ftp successfully? or has it in the past?
3 What port and address settings will allow Cerberus server and Belkin N1 router to listen , send and recieve?
Information from menu of Belkin.
Firewall > Virtual servers
This function will allow you to route external (Internet) calls for services such as a web server (port 80), FTP server (Port 21), or other applications through your Router to your internal network. More Info
This function will allow you to route external (Internet) calls for services such as a web server (port 80), FTP server (Port 21), or other applications through your Router to your internal network. Since your internal computers are protected by a firewall, machines from the Internet cannot get to them because they cannot be 'seen'. If you need to configure the Virtual Server function for a specific application, a list of common applications has been provided. If your application is not listed, you will need to contact the application vendor to find out which port settings you need. To select from the provided list, select your application from the drop-down list. Select the row that you want to copy the settings to from the drop-down list next to "to row", then click "Enter". The settings will be transferred to the row you specified. Click "Apply Changes" to save the setting for that application. To manually enter settings, enter the IP address in the space provided for the internal (server) machine, the port(s) required to pass (use a comma between multiple ports), select the port type (TCP or UDP) and click "Apply Changes". You can only pass one port per internal IP address. Opening ports in your firewall can pose a security risk. You can enable and disable settings very quickly. It is recommended that you disable the settings when you are not using a specific application.
Connection example log screen without virtual server setup.
Dec 15 13:11:23 Added to Windows Firewall Exception list
Dec 15 13:11:23 Shutting down local Interface 6 located at 192.168.2.3
Dec 15 13:11:23 Vendor: GenuineIntel
Dec 15 13:11:23 CPU: Intel Pentium IV
Dec 15 13:11:23 Number of Processors: 1
Dec 15 13:11:23 Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Dec 15 13:11:23 Additional Info: Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
Dec 15 13:11:23 Cerberus FTP Server started
Dec 15 13:11:23 Local Host: fly2002
Dec 15 13:11:23 Local Interface 7 located at 192.168.2.3
Dec 15 13:11:23 Listening on Port 21
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 Incoming connection request on interface 192.168.2.3
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 Connection request accepted from 192.168.2.4
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 USER anonymous
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 331 User anonymous, password please
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 PASS ***********
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 230 Password Ok, User logged in
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 Anonymous user "anonymous" logged in with password "IEUser@"
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 CWD /
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 250 Change directory ok
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 TYPE A
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 200 Type ASCII
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 PASV
Dec 15 13:11:30 18 227 Entering Passive Mode (66,169,202,43,4,20)
Dec 15 13:11:31 18 The connection was closed by the remote socket
Dec 15 13:11:31 18 Connection terminated.
AFTER THIS POINT IT RECONNECTS AND SHOWS A CONNECTION COMPLETE BUT THE CLIENT LAPTOP SHOWS "PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED SCREEN"
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 Incoming connection request on interface 192.168.2.3
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 Connection request accepted from 192.168.2.4
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 USER anonymous
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 331 User anonymous, password please
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 PASS ***********
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 230 Password Ok, User logged in
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 Anonymous user "anonymous" logged in with password "IEUser@"
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 CWD /
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 250 Change directory ok
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 TYPE A
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 200 Type ASCII
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 PASV
Dec 15 13:11:31 19 227 Entering Passive Mode (66,169,202,43,4,21)
Thanks sincerely Sig Egeland
Questions dealing with specific FTP clients and Cerberus FTP Server.
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