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ftp proxy - chmod command error


I'm using ftp proxy at MWG but there is an error when I try to use chmod command.

Here is an output from FileZilla ftp client:

File upload:


Status:    Using proxy

Status:    Connecting to

Status:    Connection established, waiting for welcome message...

Response:    220 McAfee Web Gateway 7.1.5 build 11970

Command:    USER user@server

Response:    331 User name okay, need password.

Command:    PASS ***********

Response:    230 User user logged in.

Status:    Connected

Status:    Starting upload of C:\test.pdf

Command:    CWD /

Response:    250 CWD command successful

Command:    TYPE I

Response:    200 Type set to I

Command:    PASV

Response:    227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,100,33,22,148)

Command:    STOR test.pdf

Response:    150 File status okay; about to open data connection.

Response:    226 Transfer complete.

Status:    File transfer successful, transferred 147 404 bytes in 1 second


CHMOD command:


Status:    Set permissions of '/test.pdf' to '777'

Command:    SITE CHMOD 777 test.pdf

Response:    500-The Host is not resolvable.

Response:    500-Host: ftp://user@CHMOD 777 test.pdf

Response:    500 

Status:    Retrieving directory listing...

Command:    PASV

Response:    530 

Command:    PORT 192,168,100,216,201,61

Response:    530 Not logged in.

Error:    Failed to retrieve directory listing

Status:    Disconnected from server

Instead of the server name, ftp proxy put there chmod command. Is it a bug in ftp proxy?

Thank you

Best regards

Petr Herman

1 Reply

Re: ftp proxy - chmod command error

Hallo Petr!

I can confirm that SITE CHMOD does not work with MWG7.x. At the moment we are discussing whether this is a bug or a missing feature.

To keep track of the progress of this issue, please file a ticket at

Tell your support contact to open a case in our bug tracking system and refer to this discussion.



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