troubleshooting Question

FTP using windows file explorer client

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FTPWindows Server 2019
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I need to setup a new FTP server on Windows 2019. This is replacing an FTP server on Windows 2008 that was using Windows FTP services

Users need to connect using Windows File Explorer.

I installed Filezilla and It works fine running FTP from a command prompt but I could not get Windows File Explorer to connect.

I then installed Windows FTP services and I have the same problem. I could access FTP on the 2008 server using Windows File Explorer but not on the 2019 server

The Windows firewall is turned off. When I enter the user name and password I get the message

FTP Folder Error
An error occurred opening that folder on the FTP Server.  Make sure you have permission to access that folder.
Details:
The connection with the server was reset

Once this is working, I'll need to make sure it works through the Firewall like the 2008 server did

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