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Filezilla (FTP) won't allow clients to connect

Posted on 2012-04-09
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Dear EE, I've installed Filezilla & tested it, it works fine but when I turn my Windows 7 firewall back on it fails to connect, I've allowed port 21 through but it still fails.
The only way it connects is if I turn off the firewall, does anyone know which other port etc I've missed.

Thank you,

Zomb1
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by:Ashok Dewan
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What type of firewall are you using ?
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joshbula earned 500 total points
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In the Options page, under "Passive mode settings" check the "Use custom port range" and allow that port range through the firewall as well.  

http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Network_Configuration#Passive_mode_2
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Thanks for such a prompt response, it now works by allowing the same Passive range specified through the FW. :)

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