Connection Failed in Passive mode

Asked by ashakr on 2015-02-20

The message being shown when i try to connect to the hub is:

 <PtokaX> Sorry you have temp ban with remaining time: 56 min 24 sec
IP: 10.117.18.132
Nick: rascal__ama_
Reason: <PtokaX> Connection in passive mode is not allowed: http://10.109.1.9/faq/GEN/0003
Banned by: PtokaX
[00:44] *** Connection closed

Basically what is this passive mode problem that is being shown? and how to fix it?

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eMTee
Solved:
2015-02-21
Last query:
2015-02-21
Last reply:
2015-02-20
Best eMTee (realprogger) said : #1

This is an unusual restriction for a particular hub. There's no "fix" for it, visit another more sane hubs or if this one is important for you then you have to set up active conncetion in DC++.

eMTee suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #154: “How should I set up connection in DC++?”.

ashakr (ashankkr) said : #2

Thanks eMTee, that solved my question.