[Bioperl-l] problems accessing cvs and ftp

Jason Stajich jason@chg.mc.duke.edu
Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:31:56 -0400 (EDT)

CVS port must not be allowed through your firewall.  I can cvs from my
machine so server is certainly not down.  Ask your admin to allow cvs out
(port 2401 I am guessing here).

As for ftping to bioperl.org - will have to see if
Chris Dagdigian has any ideas. Pretty sure this is your firewall causing
problems and potentially our ftp daemon configuration is not jiving with

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Malcolm Cook wrote:

> Is there someone I can talk to about problems connecting to bioperl via cvs
> and ftp
> When I try and connect to cvs, I get connection refused, as follows:
> >cvs -d :pserver:cvs@cvs.bioperl.org:/home/repository/bioperl login
> >(Logging in to cvs@cvs.bioperl.org)
> >CVS password: cvs
> >cvs [login aborted]: connect to cvs.bioperl.org:2401 failed: Connection
> refused
> When I try and ftp my connection is closed, as follows:
> > ftp
> ftp> open
>  (to) bio.perl.org
> Connected to bio.perl.org.
> 530 Peer has closed connection
> I  am able to connect to cvs and ftp from another computer outside my
> companies firewall.
> However I am also able to ftp to other sites easily from inside my firewall.
> So, I don't know if it a firewall issue or what, and this is not my area of
> expertise.
> If it helps:
> I just tried both these things a few minutes ago (it is now  Tue Apr 10
> 14:51:26 PDT 2001).
> I'm trying to connect from my machine
> the public address for ausfire.austin.ppdi.com, my firewall and ftp proxy
> server  is
> Thanks anyone?
> -Malcolm Cook
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Jason Stajich
Center for Human Genetics
Duke University Medical Center