FTP error 425
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Mike on 12 Jul 2011
Answered: Victor Villar on 11 May 2018
I'm able to download a file from an FTP server using stand-along FTP software (e.g. FileZilla). Other co-workers can download the file without issue using MATLAB, but I am not able to download it using MATLAB. I assume it is a setting on my machine. Does anyone have an idea what I need to do?
Below is the code to download a specfic weather file from the NOAA FTP server:
fileName = mget(ftpObj,'722780-23183-2000.op.gz','C:\Temp');
the error returned is below, which seems to indicate a connection issue.
??? Error using ==> ftp.mget at 110
FTP error: 425
Thanks for any help!
The description of FTP error 425 I found here appears to be technically accurate.... but possibly not immediately helpful.
I suggest you check your Windows Firewall settings in your Windows Security Center.
Also, are you using a proxy FTP server, or are you connecting via a VPN?
It might be helpful if you were to use wireshark to monitor the connection.
Victor Villar on 11 May 2018
Hint: check your antivirus firewall settings and open all the ports. That should fix the issue. If you cannot do that, just try the passive mode file reference in this page.
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