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I have a filezilla ftp server on a Windows Web Server 2008R2, which is accessible only via command prompt. I am unable to connect to the ftp server via any client. The port 21 on the server is open. Is there anything which I might be missing about the ftp server's setting ?

Best Regards, Rahul

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What do you mean "is accessible only via command prompt"? –  lg. May 20 '11 at 10:38

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If your FTP Server is behind a firewall it might be to do with whether your client is using Passive connections or not. If your client has this option then try turning it on/off.

That said, the passiveness shouldn't affect your ability to login, just to transfer files.

Can you connect but not transfer? Or not even connect?

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It would be helpful to know what IP your connecting to from the local machine.. I'm betting it's a firewall or a binding issue and your connecting to localhost

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