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motaku96
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Connection failed

I get this error message:
The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found.
Connection failed.

It's my first time using a new server. I checked in documentation but I didn't see anything that looked like the error message I got. If it is already in documentation and I just missed it, I apologize.

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Re: Connection failed

Looks like your local machine cannot resolve host name (domain name). If it is indeed a very new server (new domain name), if may take few hours before the name propagates to your DNS server. You may try to connect using IP address meanwhile.
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I've got this problem too, but it seems to work with online FTP and such, but not from my machine! It's run off l4rge.com

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It's me again, hate to be a hater, but I tried another FTP client and all was well. Don't know why, maybe it's my server rejecting WinSCP.

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Stry
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Same problem

Got thesame problem. Firewall completely disabled, still can't get in, even though I can with Opera, Internet Explorer and Windows explorer. Didn't have this issue with a previous version of WinSCP.

I'm using the correct protocol, using the correct port, and there's nothing I need a proxy for here.
I really like WinSCP, since it's got everything I need, ftp and ssh etc, but this is kinda a killer for me. Guess It's back to putty and a diff. ftp client for me.

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Re: Same problem

Stry wrote:

Got thesame problem. Firewall completely disabled, still can't get in, even though I can with Opera, Internet Explorer and Windows explorer. Didn't have this issue with a previous version of WinSCP.

I'm using the correct protocol, using the correct port, and there's nothing I need a proxy for here.
I really like WinSCP, since it's got everything I need, ftp and ssh etc, but this is kinda a killer for me. Guess It's back to putty and a diff. ftp client for me.
Please post a log file both from WinSCP and PuTTY (supposing you can connect with it).
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Devin
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I have a similar problem

Hi Martin,

I am having a similar problem, I cannot access my servers for ftp with WinSCP (or any other ftp) I have Windows Firewall disabled, and using a Belkin F5D8230-4 v2 Router.
The connection and ISP are new and I was able to connect at a friends (using different router but same ISP)

I saw that you were helping someone else here and hope you could point me in the right direction.

dik moc!

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Guest99
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Thanks!

For others having this problem, make sure the ftp name is just the name:
name.xxxx.com
No ftp://
and no / at the end

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itias
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I'm another one who fell in the trap of pasting full ftp address (including ftp://) that someone sent to me. Martin, I was wondering if you could consider one of two things:
- parsing the address and trimming the leading protocol denominator automatically, or
- parsing the address and based on protocol name (if present), set the protocol combo box.

What do you think?

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Jirka
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I can't connect to my FTP server but another FTP clients wor

I can't connect to my FTP server but another FTP clients works without problem.
If I start Login I see: "Connected with XXX. Waiting for welcome message..."
After Timeout I get error message:
"Timeout detected.
Connection failed.
--------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [TLS] ----------
You are user number 1 of 10 allowed.
Local time is now 09:46. Server port: 21.
This server supports FXP transfers
You will be disconnected after 5 minutes of inactivity."

Because my ftp server is behind firewall I assign it to DMZ zone, but problem persist.

Could you help me please?

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itias wrote:

I'm another one who fell in the trap of pasting full ftp address (including ftp://) that someone sent to me. Martin, I was wondering if you could consider one of two things:
- parsing the address and trimming the leading protocol denominator automatically, or
- parsing the address and based on protocol name (if present), set the protocol combo box.

What do you think?
Ok. https://winscp.net/tracker/show_bug.cgi?id=663
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Re: I can't connect to my FTP server but another FTP clients wor

Jirka wrote:

I can't connect to my FTP server but another FTP clients works without problem.
If I start Login I see: "Connected with XXX. Waiting for welcome message..."
After Timeout I get error message:
...
Please start a new thread and attach a complete log file using both WinSCP and the other FTP client.
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