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Network error: Software caused connection abort

#1 Post by Nixdorf » 2008-09-21 14:24

Network error: Software caused connection abort <---- I will get this error after sometime and will get disconnect. What is that problem? and what software actually cause it disconnect? Any idea how to solve this? Thanks all expert !

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#2 Post by da chicken » 2008-09-21 15:00

The software in question is Windows, probably. Something has caused Windows to give up waiting for a response from the remote server and it believes the network is to blame. Try turning on keep-alives. If you're running wirelessly, try and see if the same problem appears if you're wired.

You sure that this is for FileZilla? That's a strange error message. Are you using FileZilla 2 or 3?

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#3 Post by Nixdorf » 2008-09-21 15:52

May I know how to turn it on to keep-alives? Yeah I'm using FileZilla 3.0.11.1

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#4 Post by boco » 2008-09-21 19:24

Settings-Connection-FTP-Send FTP keep-alive commands
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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#5 Post by Nixdorf » 2008-09-22 00:04

still the problem cannot be solve. i wonder what cause this happen :(

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#6 Post by da chicken » 2008-09-22 00:12

It's a generic network error. Your PC is losing connectivity to the remote server. The number of causes is in the hundreds.

Try a different FTP client to see if the problem persists.

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#7 Post by Dougmc » 2012-08-03 09:36

I know it's years since this thread was used, hope you don't mind me picking up on it again but I have a closely related issue.

First of all in answer to the original question: Most (S)FTP servers will disconnect you if you're idle for a preset amount of time (usually between 2 and 5 minutes in my experience). Keep-alives don't tend to help, as "idle" in this case means "not transferring data". So the commands used by FileZilla's keep-alive feature such as PWD and LIST have no effect.
The disconnect is not really an error, and subsequent file transfers will work as normal, they'll just re-establish the connection and hey presto.

My problem is that, while file transfers automatically re-establish the connection, the CD command doesn't. So if I'm browsing the remote server, then I stop to make a cup of tea / read an email / whatever, by the time I go back to continue browsing the connection has been dropped and the navigation fails.
It's not a big deal, I simply try again and FileZilla realises it needs to reconnect, and I'm back on. But after a few years of this it has become very tiresome. Note: this only happens on my XP machine, not on my Vista machine. So please can you fix it for XP?

I'm not the only one either: in the course of my Googling I found this: http://trac.filezilla-project.org/ticket/4300 which is exactly the problem I'm trying to describe.
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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#8 Post by zorgon » 2012-09-01 21:16

Found this using search :D

Same problem but it just suddenly started shortly after upgrading to Filezilla 3.5.3

It happens on larger files... the small ones upload no problem. I set it to resume and it will eventually get through but large files over say 5 megs take forever.

Up until now I never had any issues with Filezilla and my server tells me they see no problem at their end. This suddendly started a few months ago and I have made no changes to my system that can explain this. I have reloaded a clean copy but till have the errors


The errors I get are:

Error: Network error: Software caused connection abort
Error: File transfer failed

and

Error: Server sent disconnect message
Error: type 11 (by application):
Error: "Application error"
Error: File transfer failed


Any help would be appreciated thanks

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#9 Post by botg » 2012-09-02 09:57

Can you please post a complete Log?

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#10 Post by zorgon » 2012-11-14 10:01

Here is that log. Sorry it took a while but I had other forum issues that took me away

http://www.thelivingmoon.com/Vault/filezilla.log

Thanks

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#11 Post by botg » 2012-11-14 20:43

Most likely some firewall or NAT router is interfering with the connection.

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#12 Post by Boatbuilder » 2020-10-03 16:39

Whilst it isn't causing me a problem, I am getting the 'Fatal Error' as shown in the image below. I have been using the software for a couple of years using 'ftp'.
Today I changed to 'sftp' and it's not a problem transferring files either way.
However, after about five minutes since the last action, the red error message appears. It is no problem re-connecting but is there any specific reason why this error appears as it never did when I was using 'ftp'?

This is the version of the software:

FileZilla Client
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Version: 3.50.0

Build information:
Compiled for: x86_64-w64-mingw32
Compiled on: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
Build date: 2020-08-27
Compiled with: x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc (GCC) 8.3-win32 20190406
Compiler flags: -O2 -g -Wall -Wextra -pedantic

Linked against:
wxWidgets: 3.0.6
SQLite: 3.31.1
GnuTLS: 3.6.14

Operating system:
Name: Windows 10 (build 19041), 64-bit edition
Version: 10.0
Platform: 64-bit system
CPU features: sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 sse4.1 sse4.2 avx avx2 aes pclmulqdq rdrnd bmi bmi2 adx lm
Settings dir: C:\Users\johnr\AppData\Roaming\FileZilla\

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Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort

#13 Post by boco » 2020-10-04 05:29

Looks like the SFTP server software simply kicks your client after 5 minutes of inactivity.

FTP and SFTP are different services and can thus be configured differently.
### BEGIN SIGNATURE BLOCK ###
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