try running your ftp client inside strace.. like "strace ftp 220.127.116.11"
then check the exact error you're getting ... "A connection can not be established" is a masked error. What you want is something like "Connection timed out" - that would point to a firewall issue , or perhaps "Connection refused" - that would mean the port is closed, and perhaps the ftp service isn't running, or is running on the non-default port (something other than 21)
It'll take a while to figure out what all the stuff strace puts out means, but look for connect() function calls, and check the error message they return.
Hello all, I am trying to ftp some scripts to a linux server and I get an error saying:
The FTP server returned this error: A connection can not be established Please try again.
Is there an admin permission that has to be set up for my userid? Or is there some ftp protocol that needs to be run? I'm somewhat new to linux......
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