Error connecting to Server with FileZilla FTP - SOLVED

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Sam / 5 Points
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2011-09-09 9:56 pm EST
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I am trying to log in and transfer using the FTP FileZilla, however I keep receiving the following:
Status: Connection attempt failed with "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server".
Error: Could not connect to server

I used the following :
http://www.webhostinghub.com/support/website/file-management/create-a-backup-using-ftp

I also tried the following, with no luck (it kept timing out):
http://www.webhostinghub.com/support/website/file-management/connect-securely-to-my-website-via-ftp

I have tried the suggestion for "passive" in this tutorial:
http://www.webhostinghub.com/support/website/getting-started-guides/getting-started-ftp

For my FTP host I have tried the following:
- mydomain.com
- ftp.mydomain.com
- ehub##.webhostinghub.com

Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance. Let me know If you need more information.

---Edit 01 Sept. 9 2011----
Just tried WinSCP with no luck either.

---Edit 02 Sept. 10 2011----
Just figured it out. Googled the error "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server" and found out that others had similar problems. For me, it was conflicting with my firewall. Disabling it solves and/or adding it to exceptions list. If anyone should have problems, check out (& scroll to the very bottom):
http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Network_Configuration

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arnelc
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13,461 Points
2012-05-16 9:49 pm EST
Hello Sam,

Thanks for your patience and when finding the answer, sharing it so that all of our customers could reference your findings.


If you have any further questions, please contact technical support or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Regards,

Arnel C.

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