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How to Fix 421 Too Many Connections (8) from this IP Error in FileZilla

This article will show you how to fix 421 Too Many Connections (8) from this IP error in FileZilla. The 421 Too Many Connections (8) from this IP error in FileZilla is caused by non-active FTP connections not being properly closed before opening new connections. You can fix this error by correcting your settings in FileZilla and flushing idle connections from cPanel.

How to flush non-active FTP connections in cPanel 

  1. Login to your cPanel control panel.
  2. Search for "FTP Connections".
  3. From the FTP connections page, you will see a list of all FTP connections to your account. If you do not see any connections, Press the Reload button. 
  4. Press the Disconnect button to drop the idle connection. 
  5. Repeat the step above for all idle connections. 

You can proceed to fix your FTP settings in FileZilla by following this guide How to limit the number of simultaneous FTP connections in FileZilla

 

 

 


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