Topic "Unable to gain access into a folder that exists - receiving "Error listing directory" message"

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For one of our Appservers, WinSCP is unable to change to a shared directory.

Any time a script tries to upload a file to the folder or if I manually try to navigate to the shared folder, I am thrown the below message:

"Error listing directory"
(Intended Directory)
"Error changing directory to"
(Intended Directory)

This is occurring for all directories in a shared path on a particular appserver.

I was able to access this directory a day ago and now WinSCP is saying it is unable to list the directory.

Could someone help with this issue?

Thank you.
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Please attach a full log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP).

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