I just installed a new Fedora 8 server with the ProFTPD 1.3.1 from the Fedora Package Manager.

I copied the previous proftpd.conf that I have been using for years on the old server with no trouble. It includes the following lines:


Order Allow,Deny
# allow connect only from local network
Allow from 192.168.0.
Allow from 127.0.0.1
# Jim
Allow from 71.93.,71.92.
Deny from all


This used to work fine, and allowed anyone on the local network (192.168.0.*) to connect. However after setting up the new system, users could not log in from the local network and it logged the following error:

Jan 15 21:16:55 myserver.mydomain.com proftpd[2778] myserver.mydomain.com (::ffff:192.168.0.3[::ffff:192.168.0.3]): Connection from ::ffff:192.168.0.3 [::ffff:192.168.0.3] denied.

I was able to do a partial workaround by specifying all the individual IP addresses:

Allow from 192.168.0.1
Allow from 192.168.0.2
Allow from 192.168.0.3
Allow from 192.168.0.4

This allows the individual IP addresses to connect, but why doesn't "Allow from 192.168.0." work any more? This seems very strange.


Greg



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