Thanks for the info.  I seem to have fixed the problem.

-----Original Message-----
From:	Mathieu Bouchard [SMTP:matju / cam.org]
Sent:	Saturday, February 10, 2001 7:05 PM
To:	ruby-talk ML; Michael Davis
Cc:	ruby-talk ML
Subject:	[ruby-talk:10694] Re: b-tree class for Ruby?

On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Michael Davis wrote:

> I am unable to download bdb.html.  I get the following error when I try
> to download it: 
> 200 Type set to A
> 500 Illegal PORT command
> Can someone email it to me?

You cannot use normal FTP across two networks. Your LAN is in a
separate address system (using masquerade / firewalls). You have to put
the FTP connection in "passive mode".

This is done by using the "pass" command. Documentation may also refer
to it as the "passive mode" or "PASV mode".

matju