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Error, could not connect to server

#1 Post by NuShen » 2008-05-01 19:23

I set up FZ Server and it ran very nicely. I rebooted my computer and it's giving me this error over and over...
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Reconnecting to server...
Error, could not connect to server
Trying to reconnect in 5 seconds
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I use a D-LINK router with a Verizon DSL (Dynamic) connection.
Windows XP Professional
Norton Internet Security

FZ Server is setup to connect using IP 127.0.0.1:14147
Port forwarding on the router comes in two categories;
- Port Forwarding, allowing a network PC to be selected/entered (i.e. 192.168.0.100) and a Start port and End port and then selection of TCP/UDP/Any
- Application Rules, allowing a Trigger Port and seperate Firewall entry with TCP/UDP/Any selection as well

I went through the FAQ and the link in your sig and didn't see anything relating and also parused the forums. So if you would please, run me through the settings you recommend and any troubleshooting suggestions? Hopefully I can get this up and running by my deadline tonight!

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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#2 Post by boco » 2008-05-01 19:40

Check if the FZ Server service runs. If it does, I'd suspect Norton (yuck).
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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#3 Post by NuShen » 2008-05-01 19:59

Hrmph...

I have FileZilla Server Interface.exe running, nothing with just "Server" so I'm assuming that leads us to Norton? If that's the case, I already have it set to "Allow", meaning it lets FZ do whatever it wants to but apparently there's some super secret process going on to conspire against FZ.

So how do we go about twisting Norton's arm and blindfolding it in one eye to ignore FZ? Also, could you run me through how you want those router settings set just to be sure I didn't do something silly? It's very possible I flaked and did, in fact, do something very silly in my router settings out of panic and deadline evilness.

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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#4 Post by boco » 2008-05-01 22:52

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Look at the picture. These two components have to be running for successfully operating the server.

1. Press WINDOWS+R (or click Start-Run...)
2. Enter "services.msc" (without the quotes)
3. Search for the Filezilla FTP Server service
4. Check if it's running

Post the results here.
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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#5 Post by NuShen » 2008-05-01 23:20

Okay, I found one called "FileZilla Server FTP server" and noticed it was set to "Manual" service type. I click "Start" and vwa la... it was working again. I still need to test if it can be accessed from the outside, but I'm confident it will work.

Thank you!!

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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#6 Post by boco » 2008-05-02 06:59

Set the service to 'Auto' so it starts up every time the OS is booted.
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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#7 Post by NuShen » 2008-05-02 10:15

Alright. It's now set to auto and seems to be acting normal. :D Again, thank you so much!

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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#8 Post by coconutdog » 2015-09-02 07:52

Try entering 127.0.0.1 as the server address.

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Re: Error, could not connect to server

#9 Post by boco » 2015-09-02 09:45

Closed for thread necromancy.
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