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Slow performance issue when download/upload files from third party FTP server


Author: Yuval Sinay MVP

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Summary

The following Knowledgebase will help you to resolve slow performance issue when download/upload files from third party FTP server.

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Symptoms

When you try to download/upload files from third party FTP server, the download performance�are poor.

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Cause

The third party FTP server may require to allow use of "Ident Protocol" (RFC1413 compliance).

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Resolution


Option 1:

Use another FTP server, if�this available.


Option 2:

Contact the FTP server support staff and request to disable the need to use
"Ident Protocol".


Option 3:

Allow access from the third party FTP server to the local computer via TCP port 113.

Warning: Please be aware that allow access to your local computer/LAN may create a security risk.


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More information


Understanding Windows Firewall

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/security/internet/sp2_wfintro.mspx

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Keywords: kbpubmvp, kbpubtypecca, kbhowto, KB555564

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Article Info
Article ID : 555564
Revision : 1
Created on : 2/16/2006
Published on : 2/16/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 320