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FTP "PUT" fails from Virtual Machine, but not host PC: 504 Command not implemented for that parameter

FTP "PUT" fails from Virtual Machine, but not host PC: 504 Command not implemented for that parameter

I have an FTP Script I'm using to automate a file transfer. The transfer works fine on my PC (XP SP2), but when I try and run it on a VM on my PC (XP SP2), the "put" commands gives off:

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Guest [Entry]

"From my research, 504 may have other meanings than Command not implemented for that parameter. It may also be:

504: timed out waiting for gateway
504: unknown security mechanism

I hope that helps. The first one is especially suggestive.

Questions:
What happens when you enter the put by hand?
Have you tried using a protocol sniffer to find the exact difference between communication from the PC and VM?

EDIT

Is it possible that the remote FTP server has some security mechanism that allows your computer but not the VM?"