WS_FTP will not upload files

I have recently opened an account with and decided to get to know their standard server.

The account and server place was created OK and I am trying to upload a test file.

I am using WS_FTP and this created a connection to /

However I cannot upload a file and after a few minutes get "Socket Error" showing in WS.

If I connect to my server at Fasthosts I can connect and upload files without any problems.

Can anyone suggest what may be going wrong please.

Many thanks

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make sure you have the mode set to passive (PASV) in WS FTP?
If I recall, in WSFTP you may have to add the path so instead of using / try /folder1. I know it sounds silly but we had similar problems whenever doing schedule ftp processes.

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johnhardyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help.

I found eventually that I had to create a new ftp account in 1and1 as the one which is created automatically would not allow me to upload.

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johnhardyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help
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