Re: idFTP component

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Subject: Re: idFTP component
Posted by:  J. Peter Mugaas (oma002…
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2003

In article <1060A56A4474E240bo…>,
bo… says...
> Hi all
> I have an application (D5/Indy) that uses idFTP to download update files
> from a web site.
> This works fine for most clients but there are a few that cannot get it to
> work.  These sites invariably have a firewall/proxy server and despite
> changing settings, enabling FTP, etc, it still doesn't work, although their
> anti-virus software seems to be able to work OK.
> Also in these cases the client is unable to ping the web site, assuming this
> is a valid test.
> Is the idFTP component the correct one to use (is this type of thing what
> anti-virus software uses?), and if so, is there any way to use the Internet
> settings on a machine to set the idFTP's settings correctly?
> Any help would be appreciated.
Try reading the Indy FAQ because I just uploaded a new version with a
section about proxies.

The FAQ is at:


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In response to

idFTP component posted by Bob Zirbel on Sun, 22 Jun 2003