I'm using the squid proxy on CentOS but, I can't connect to FTP sites from WAN. I did open FTP ports in the firewall on CentOS. However, I receive a "Page cannot be displayed" error when I try to connect to FTP sites.

What should I do?

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    You need to post more information. Did you configure your browser properly? (Also try a dedicated FTP client.) Did you configure your proxy properly? Do you have a firewall issue? We can't tell, since you didn't give any information about these. And always copy-paste the full error message, not just part of the error (if that's all your browser displays, you may need to click somewhere to get the full error message). – Gilles Jun 23 '11 at 10:11

Add the below 3 lines to squid.conf, and reload squid. Should work for ftp upload and download via squid.

acl SSL_ports port 443 21
acl ftp proto FTP
http_access allow ftp

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