FTP Client Firewall/Proxy Settings

If you are behind a firewall, go to the Firewall tab in the Options dialog to configure TurboFTP to be fit for firewall. You'll need to get information about your firewall from your network administrator.

Use Firewall

Enable use of firewall and information given in fields below -- [Host], [User], [Password], [Port], [Firewall Type] will be applied.

Use PASV Mode

If selected, TurboFTP will always use PASV mode to connect to an FTP site. You can however disable PASV mode in settings of an individual site.


Enter the firewall server name here.

User ID

Enter the user ID of the account on the firewall server. It is not always required.


Enter the password (if needed) of the account on the firewall server.


Enter the firewall server name here. This is usually 21 or 1080 for Socks 4 or 5.

Firewall Type

Select your firewall type here. If you don't know which one to choose, ask the network administrator.

The following firewall/proxy server types are supported:

  1. HTTP Proxy

  2. SITE hostname

  3. USER after logon

  4. Proxy OPEN

  5. Transparent

  6. USER RemoteID@Remotehost:port

  7. USER RemoteID@Remotehost port

  8. USER FireID@Remotehost

  9. USER RemoteID@RemoteHost FireID

  10. USER RemoteID@FireID@RemoteHost

  11. Check Point FireWall-1

  12. SOCKS 4

  13. SOCKS 4a

  14. SOCKS 5

Use Port Range

Limit the port range you want to use. This can be necessary when you are using a firewall. A valid port number is an integer between 1 ~ 65535.

Bind Local Ports to This IP

This allows you to specify which IP address to use for local connections.