About the FTP ports, I believe Ken Slaugh mentioned a little "proxy" port
redirector that could help you.  I don't recall any other details tho.....

Eric DeLong
Sally Beauty Company
MIS-Sr. Programmer/Analyst
940-898-7863 or ext. 1863

-----Original Message-----
From: Angela Wawrzaszek []
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 1:48 PM
To: Midrange Mail List (E-mail)
Subject: FTP to a port number on a computer

     My ultimate goal is to be able from an outside source FTP to a server
at our business.  We have several companies and we would like them to all
send there files to a specific folder.  This process should be able to be
automated.    I created a bat program that would FTP to an IP ( the IP
specified is internal, once I get that working I will try to use do this
with the external IP from home.)    The default port for TCP/IP is 21,  I
would like to go to port 20.

Here is my bat pgm.

open [20]
put \\root\home\file.txt newfile.txt

It gives me an error of invalid port number.

If I remove the port number I can run this from DOS,  put it puts my file to
the default port.  My .bat program will not run,  it tells me invalid login.

I can do the FTP from an HTML address line.

Anyone know what I am doing wrong or another way to send a txt file to
another sever ( with the idea that to some it will not be an internal


Angela Wawrzaszek
Nucor Steel Auburn INC.
(315) 258 4205

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