Unable to connect to FTP

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If you're unable to connect to FTP, you should check the following items:

Check your hostname

Please try using your server hostname as the connecting hostname, instead of using your own domain name.

Check your protocol

If your FTP client gives you a choice between protocols, try using both FTP or FTPS. You should not use SFTP unless you have enabled SSH access.


Check your SSL settings (encryption)

Try connecting with each possible option, to see if you can find an option that allows you to successfully connect.


Transfer Modes

Try connecting as passive, and if that fails, try connecting as active.


Check your FTP client

Try using a different FTP client, and seeing if the issue is persisting. If you're not using Filezilla, we would recommend downloading that client (for Windows PCs).