Firewall Connection Method URL (-FW or -FIREWALL)

If required for connection, use the Firewall Connection Method URL (-FW or -FIREWALL) command to specify the URL for the proxy server (firewall). One of the following connection methods must be specified:

  • OPEN
  • SITE
  • TRANSPARENT
  • USER
  • USERFW
  • USERFWPASS
  • USERLOGON or USER
  • USERLOGONFW or USERFW
    -FIREWALL FTP://[fw_user[:fw_pass]@][fw_host[:fw_port]]/method
    Option
    Description
    fw_user
    Specify the user name to connect to the proxy server. Unless you are also specifying a password, this parameter must be followed by @ if you specify fw_host.
    :fw_pass
    Specify the password that authenticates the user name. This parameter must be followed by @ if you are also specifying fw_host.
    fw_host
    The name (or address) of the proxy server to which to connect
    :fw_port
    The name (or number) of the port to use for connection
    /method
    Required value. The method dictates how the firewall connection is established based on a combination of the connection information provided using -FIREWALL (for proxy server URL) and -URL (for FTP URL). Select one of the following methods, which specifies the corresponding Connection Information.
    Method
    Connection Information
    OPEN
    OPEN ftp_host, USER ftp_user, PASS ftp_pass

    TRANSPARENT is the only method that directly connects to the FTP server; all other methods connect to the firewall. See the section for the FTP URL (-URL) adapter command, for more information on the FTP variables shown in the Connect Information column.