Filezilla FTP – Connection Timeout Error

This quick guide will take you through the steps of potentially resolving a timeout error in Filezilla 



Step 1 – Open FileZilla client



Step 2 – Click on Settings


Step 3 – Click Connection and set timeout in seconds

  • Click OK to save settings




Step 4 – Connect to FTP site 

  • Open Site Manger. 
  • Click on ‘New Site’ button. 
  •  You need to change the Encryption to ‘Only use plain FTP (insecure)’ and Logon Type to ‘Normal’. Enter host address, user name and password and click the ‘Connect’ button. 




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