Fix :: "Timeout Detected" while trying to access FTP with WinSCP

Problem Statement

An error "Timeout Detected" is being received while trying to access FTP with WinSCP in Windows VPS.


If the FTP service was working fine with other FTP client applications, the issue might be related to the WinSCP configuration. Increase the Timeout limit in WinSCP as follows:

  1. Open WinSCP.
  2. Click on Edit for your saved FTP account.
  3. Click on Advance settings.
  4. From the new popup, click on Connection.
  5. Increase the Timeout limit to 30 seconds.

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