Re: trival ftp server

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Subject: Re: trival ftp server
Posted by:  Remy Lebeau (TeamB) (
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003

"Chandru Nagrani" <chand…> wrote in message
> I run the trivial ftp server on a LAN and works fine with trivial
> ftp client when I run it over the internet I get a timeout any help
> would be appreciated. I tried increasing the time out value on
> the client but no luck

The Trivial FTP protocol is based on UDP, not TCP.  UDP is a connectionless
protocol, and is not as stable over the internet as TCP is.  Is there any
particular reason why you are using TrivialFTP instead of the full-blown FTP
protocol (TIdFTP and TIdFTPServer) instead?



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trival ftp server posted by Chandru Nagrani on Mon, 6 Oct 2003