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Can't establish FPT sever connection after changing domain

Adam Gordon 2 days ago in FTP & File Management / FileZilla updated 1 day ago 2

I set up an FTP account with an original domain and everything worked properly. I then decided to change my primary domain and now I can't establish a connection to the FTP server via FileZilla. Despite many attempts. Any advice?


Hi Tony! The error occurs because the security certificates on Shared Hosting plans that your Filezilla checks use the server name instead of your domain name. While the mismatch won't usually prevent you from using Filezilla if you accept/continue/ignore the warning, I know that unresolved warnings like that can be annoying.

To resolve the warning, you will need to find your server name in cPanel or AMP. Then, you'll use the server name for the hostname instead of your site's domain name. It will usually be something like biz###.inmotionhosting.com, with the numbers replaced with your site's actual server number. Hope that helps!


How do I fix a connection refused error in FileZilla?

New user - trying to upload initial files and getting this error msg -

Status: Connecting to
Status: Connection attempt failed with "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server".
Error: Could not connect to server