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  • Category: Windows Tools & Utilities

    What is the difference between passive and active FTP?

    Please provide a detailed reply ane why.

    K Mohan
  • #1130
    The Discussion on passive and active FTP is belongs to the Category of Firewalls and Internet Connectivity Issue.

    In the Active FTP, Client Connects from Random Privileged port where as in Passive FTP Client Connects to Both the Servers

    Ex : Active FTP N > 1023
    Passive FTB N > 1023 and N+1

    Enclosed is the Attachment which easily Explain you the Difference of Active and Passive Variants of FTP's

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  • #1177
    I posted this thread three days back and was awaiting reply.

    Thanks you responded and with details.

    K Mohan

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  • #1849
    Ahmed Khan

    Thanks for the detailed response and i was expecting such response as we have members of par excellence.

    Good that you made a candid reply.

    K Mohan

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