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I'm trying to upload files from behind our home firewall to our school machine behind a firewall.  I have a secure FTP program that works for regular FTPing, but I am having the same problems we have with a regular ftp program.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.

Tim Brady
Sunday, July 6, 2003

I think there's a "passive transfer" checkbox in the Locations set up area for working behind firewalls.
Sunday, July 6, 2003

Passive mode doesn't do the job in all cases, as I told Joel when I bought CityDesk. I really think CD needs a more sophisticated setup facility, like regular FTP applications have, or like Dreamweaver. I need to specify firewall port and host ip-address, and that is not possible in the current versions of CD.

At the moment, for uploading CityDesk files I have to bypass the firewall via a second, direct connection to the internet.

Ruud van Soest
Sunday, July 6, 2003

I think that if you set the FTP proxy stuff in Internet Explorer, those settings will be transparently used by CityDesk.

Joel Spolsky
Friday, July 11, 2003

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