Re: idFTP component

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

In article <1060A56A4474E240bo…@asoftsolutions.com.au>,
bo…@asoftsolutions.com.au 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:

http://www.indyproject.org/FAQ.html

HTH.

--
J. Peter Mugaas - Chairperson, Distribution Team, Indy Pit Crew
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not contact me.

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