Topic "Can't Connect to Remote Directory - Help!"

Author Message
[View user's profile]

Joined: 2012-06-11
Posts: 1
Location: US
I've been using winscp on my windows vista machine for a couple years now and have had no problem, but today I tried opening a large .csv file on a remote server and it timed out while opening it. So i tried logging back in again - and everytime I try it can't never successfully connect. Always says it can't access the remote directory, even though others can verify it is.

To access the server i am on a vpn connection - and others on the same vpn have verified it works.

I'm attaching a log file of the issue. I removed the server/username for security purposes.

Further more, I downloaded filezilla and fireftp clients. I get the same issue here as well - seems like an issue with my machine but it originated while using WinSCP.

Any help much appreciated! Could their be some local files that I need to clear out?
log.txt (5.2 KB) [Download]

Description: (none)

[View user's profile]
Site Admin
Joined: 2002-12-10
Posts: 24759
Location: Prague, Czechia
I saw this problem before. OpenSSH chokes on some strange (maybe too large) files on the directory. Are you able to login if you specify different initial remote directory?
Martin Prikryl

You can post new topics in this forum

Search Site

What is WinSCP?

It is award-winning SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client integrated into one software program for file transfer to FTP server or secure SFTP server. [More]

And it's free!


About donations

$9   $19   $49   $99

About donations


WinSCP Privacy Policy

WinSCP License