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Bug 71787 - connect via ftp with ipv6-address ( local and global )
connect via ftp with ipv6-address ( local and global )
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-08-19 05:34 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-27 11:49:24 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-19 05:34:24 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT; ICN - 000407; ICN - 
i0502; ICN - 000714)

Description of problem:
When i want to connect to a ftp-server with ipv6-addresses, it4s a difference 
if i use the global or the link-local address. When i use the link-local 
address, i get the return "Invalid argument", when i use the global address, 
itB4s working. In my example i connect to local ftp-server of the machine, 
where i work.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.ftp <link-lokal-ipv6-address>

Actual Results:  no ftp connection:
Invalid argument

Expected Results:  I should get a ftp connection.

Additional info:

[root@host4 root]# ftp fe80::204:76ff:fe24:e84a
ftp: connect: Invalid argument
ftp> quit

[root@host4 root]#  ftp 3ffe:b80:ffc:1:204:76ff:fe24:e84a
Connected to 3ffe:b80:ffc:1:204:76ff:fe24:e84a
220 host4 FTP server (Version wu-2.6.2-5) ready.
Name (3ffe:b80:ffc:1:204:76ff:fe24:e84a:root): tsmc
331 Password required for tsmc.
230 User tsmc logged in.  Access restrictions apply.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-01-27 11:49:24 EST
Please use vsftpd instead. wu-ftpd is not maintained anymore.

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