filezilla network error: software caused connection abort when changing directories

Melody Scott
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Hi- Whenever I let Filezilla sit open for a while, it seems to disconnect, and when I try to go to another directory, it takes up to a minute. Very frustrating. This has been happening since I upgraded to 3.16.1.

it looks like this:
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The files are on rackspace, and it did not happen on earlier versions. Anything I can find on Rackspace forum for other people having this issue,  says that it is the server's fault. Any thoughts? Thanks.
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I forgot to mention that I use SFTP to connect to this server, but I have the same problem on all servers I connect to since upgrading filezilla.
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I have that same 'problem' with all versions of Filezilla back to 3.8.  I believe it is supposed to work that way.  CoreFTP works the same way on many sites.

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I just upgraded the speed of my ADSL package, maybe it will be faster now. It was taking 30 seconds or more to load, which seems like a lifetime when you're in a hurry.
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Nope, just as slow. I'm going to leave this open in the hope that someone has a solution or work-around. Thanks.

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I'm not happy with the answer, but obviously it's correct. :)
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Ever since you asked this question, I've noticed that Filezilla disconnects and reconnects frequently.  At least it has nothing to do with your connection, just something about how Filezilla operates.

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Thanks, Dave. I open up more than one window quite often, to different folders. Speeds things up.

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