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PF & Windows Firewall (SP2)
Just ran across something interesting today - I'm sorry if this has been
I use Etrust antivirus on my Windows laptop. Today I was unable to get
my virus update. Etrust uses active mode ftp. The windows firewall was
blocking the return connections. I am not completely sure why, but I am
assuming it is because the inbound data connection comes from our
firewall, not the ftp site.
If I am correct (and it really seems like it) SP2/Windows firewall is
going to break FTP through ftp-proxy. I have verified that I cannot
establish any active mode ftp connections from any windows software
while the windows firewall is loaded.
Just a heads up,