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From: singhals <>
Subject: Re: FTP Connecting Problem!!
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1999 20:15:13
The only times I've gotten time-outs or connection faileds is when I attempted
to do something at hi-traffic hours (7-midnight, Eastern) or on the weekend.
I use WS-FTP.
At 05:28 PM 4/1/99 -0500, George W. Durman wrote:
>Joan, I don't know what to tell you. I use WS_FTP Pro, which works the
>same way that WS_FTP-LE does and I've never received the "connection
>failed" notice. I assume that you also have the same setup in the
>"Startup" tab, that is, "/u1/mivanbur/public_html"? If so, the only think
>I can think of is that there are problems with overloaded circuits, or
>something similar, either at your ISP or at RootsWeb. I have heard of
>problems of logging on to RootsWeb at peak traffic hours, but the getting
>dumped during an upload is very rare.
>At 10:09 AM 4/1/99 , Jaco, Joan wrote:
> I'm using WS_FTP95 LE Ver. 404 96.08.21. The same program I've been
>using since last summer. profile name: mivanbur Host :
>users.rootsweb.com host type: Automatic detect User ID:
>mivanbur Last night I tried re-pasting my password - with no luck.
> The message I get is connection failed. Even when I have been able
>to get on previously - it would sometimes fail right in the middle of a
>transfer - deleting the file on rootweb -
> Although I had been having probles connecting before - it seems they
>have gotten worse since I upgraded to Netscape 4.5.
> Any ideas on what is wrong? I just tried at 6:30 A.M. - and 11:30
>last night. Same message - connection failed.
Cheryl Singhal ()
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