Egnyte Help Desk

"Port is disabled" error

If you hit the "Port is disabled" error, please make sure that you are using passive connections and  uncheck Edit ==> Settings ==> Connection => FTP ==> "Allow fall back to other transfer mode on failure" as seen in the screen shot below.

Error Message:

Response:  501 PORT is disabled.


Screen Shot of the setting:


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