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Old 07-17-2012, 08:13 AM   #1
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can't connect to ftp site via proftpd

hello i'm trying to ftp to:
but i am getting the following:
# ftp
ftp: connect: Connection refused
when i should be getting a username and a password.
when i try :
# ftp
Connected to (
220 SrvMon FTP Ready.
Name (
so i guess the configuration is ok..
is it a problem on my side or on the ftp site side?
and help is appreciated
Old 07-17-2012, 08:21 AM   #2
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What is the site?
Do you know what port it uses for ftp?

it will not connect with http, and does not return a ping.

whois finds it.
Old 07-17-2012, 08:24 AM   #3
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should connect on port 2121 but it doesn't work from a browser only from total commander although i didn't try it yet.. could it be a configuration problem or something with the site?
and thanks for the reply
Old 07-17-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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well after searching more on google i found how to connect to a port different or other than 21 and here is how:
ftp -i -n 2121
you can do it without -n and -i
Connected to (
220 (vsFTPd 2.3.4)
after that type
and you get :
and after typing in the username you get to type the password


ftp, proftpd

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