FileZilla fix – 421 too many connections (8) from this ip


This blog entry is an overview on how to fix the following error in your FTP client:

421 too many connections (8) from this ip

This may sometimes be accompanied with a “Delaying connection for 5 seconds due to previously failed connection attempt” error.

Lets start, open up FileZilla, and click on “File” on the top left and then click on “Site Manager”:

2) Once inside SiteManager:

If the site doesn’t already exist in the list: click “New Site” and fill out the necessary information and continue.

Once the site exists in the list, choose it and go to the “Transfer Settings” tab:

From here, simply click on the checkmark box next to “Limit number of simultaneous connections” and you can keep “1″ in the box like such:

Thats all, now Press “Connect” on the bottom left and give it another try. If you run into any problems, simply comment here and we’ll get you helped.