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router is blocking ftp transfer...

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router is blocking ftp transfer...

I'm trying to connect via filezilla, and it says the router isn't allowing the connection .  What can i do?

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Re: router is blocking ftp transfer...


@mcmullin wrote:

I'm trying to connect via filezilla, and it says the router isn't allowing the connection .  What can i do?


What is the complete error message?


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Re: router is blocking ftp transfer...

Have you tried port forwarding FTP port 20 - 21 in your router / firewall ?



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Re: router is blocking ftp transfer...

You could also try passive (PASV) mode if you're not already.

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Re: router is blocking ftp transfer...

https://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Network_Configuration



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