First guess: TCP wrappers. Ask your sysadmin if TCP wrappers are enabled on the linux server, and whether your ip address is authorized to connect. Hope that helps, -Mark -- Mark J. Bobak Senior Oracle Architect ProQuest Information & Learning "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects." --Robert A. Heinlein ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Zelli, Brian Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 2:51 PM To: oracle-l Subject: ftp permission Hello all, I am trying to ftp some scripts to a linux server and I get an error saying: The FTP server returned this error: A connection can not be established Please try again. Is there an admin permission that has to be set up for my userid? Or is there some ftp protocol that needs to be run? I'm somewhat new to linux...... Brian This email message may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the employee or agent responsible for the delivery of this message to the intended recipient(s), you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of this email message is prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender immediately by e-mail and delete this email message from your computer. Thank you.