FTP client (/usr/bin/ftp) hangs upon receiving "426 Failure writing network stream"

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  • FTP client (/usr/bin/ftp) hangs when the following error code is received from the FTP server:
426 Failure writing network stream
  • FTP client should not hang when the error code is received from FTP server.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • vsftpd-2.2.2-6.el6_0.1
  • ftp-0.17-51.1.el6

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