need help setting up a FTP server

By focus_water
Oct 23, 2007
  1. Well im setting up a ftp server on Windows Server 2003. im using the program Serv-U. the problem is when someone connects to the server they get the message

    STATUS Getting listing ""...
    STATUS Connecting to FTP server (ip =
    STATUS Socket connected. Waiting for welcome message...
    ERROR Control connection closed.

    any idea how to fix this problem?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Looks like your FTP server is not responding.. Perhaps you have to tell Serv-U, which IP addresses are allowed to connect or suchlike? Or maybe you set up SSL and didn't tell your FTP client to use it?

    You had better take a look at the logs on the server side to see what is going on.
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