Cannot connect to server

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btxtsf
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Cannot connect to server

Post by btxtsf » Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:34 am

Hi,

Great program, but I can't connect to the ETP server across my network. Please help!

I have set up the ETP server as specified with default ports and no usernames or passwords, i have also tried disabling the firewalls, but all i get is a message 'failure to connect'

I can see and ping each computer from the other in windows, so can someone please help?

Thanks

David

David
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Re: Cannot connect to server

Post by David » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:17 am

Is the Start ETP/FTP Server checked after clicking it?

Does ftp://localhost work in your web browser on the same computer as the ETP/FTP server?

The attempt to connect could have timed out (possibly blocked by a firewall).

Please try changing the ports.

For example to change the ETP server port to 5485:
  • In "Everything" from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the ETP/FTP tab.
  • Change the ETP/FTP Server Port to 5485.
  • Click OK.
Please make sure you change the port to 5485 when connecting to this server.

btxtsf
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Re: Cannot connect to server

Post by btxtsf » Sat Jul 18, 2009 10:25 am

Thanks I got it to work, but only by using the IP address. Is there a way to do it with just the server name (LOUNGE)? ie both '\\LOUNGE' and 'LOUNGE' don't work

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Re: Cannot connect to server

Post by David » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:25 am

You should be able to connect with the computer name "LOUNGE".

Does ftp://LOUNGE:5485 work in your web browser?

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