On 3/5/08, Leroy Tennison wrote:
> I've heard of passive ftp but this is new to me. I searched the Web for
> 'passive sftp' and got 32 hits total of which only a few applied and
> none of which explained anything.

FTP protocole requires that the FTP server opens a connection to the
client. Passive FTP works around this behaviour.

This doesn't make sense in the case of SFTP where there is no such
back channel (i.e : opened from server to the client).