FTP Error: 530 Authentication failed, sorry

Posted on 2004-08-11
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I have just got an account on
When i log onto my ftp server i get this error message in SmartFTP and Macromedia Dreamweaver MX (6.0), FTP Error: 530 Authentication failed, sorry.
I only get this error on
Whats wrong?
Question by:chriller91
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Did you put in the right name and password?

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btetu earned 125 total points
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FTP error 530 means that a username or password was entered incorrectly. Try enter ing the username and password again.
P.S. makesure capslock is off, that always gets me :)

Author Comment

ID: 11792456
In SmartFTP it tells that i have the correct username and password.
I have faced two problems with the number 530 but they were diffirent
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If you're on a PC go to the command prompt and try to FTP...

If that doesn't work contact

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