How to enable Active Mode in ftp client?

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I have enabled Active mode in VSFTPD, added the directive "pasv_enable=NO" into /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. But sometimes I need client to initiate the active mode without further interaction with user e.g. in script.


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