"Tulan W. Hu" <twhulucent.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way for me to detect it is a passive or an active ftp server?
> the ftp server admin has to tell me?
> I'm using Net::FTP module with perl 5.8.2.
Have you tried using Ace FTP or smart ftp. I think if it lets you upload or
download it has passive built into it.