Review Log File Entries in FileZilla FTP Client

Q

How to read log file entries in FileZilla FTP Client? I have log file turned on.

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A

If you have the log file option turned on in FileZilla FTP Client, you can following the example below to read the log file entries:

Open the log file (for example: C:\temp\filezilla.log) in a text editor. Log entry examples and explanations are provided below:

... Status: Resolving address of apache.cs.utah.edu
... Status: Connecting to 155.98.64.87:21...
        (Requesting control connection on port 21)
... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
... Response: 220 Welcome to the UofU School of Computing FTP Mirror

... Command: AUTH TLS
        (Checking server if FTPS with TLS is supported)
... Response: 530 Please login with USER and PASS.
        (The server says no)

... Command: AUTH SSL
        (Checking server if FTPS with SSL is supported)
... Response: 530 Please login with USER and PASS.
        (The server says no)

... Status: Insecure server, it does not support FTP over TLS.
        (Warning: FTPS is not supported)

... Command: USER anonymous
... Response: 331 Please specify the password.
... Command: PASS **************
... Response: 230 Login successful.
        (Anonymous login correctly)

... Command: SYST
... Response: 215 UNIX Type: L8
        (The server is a Unix system)
        
... Command: FEAT
... Response: 211-Features:
... Response:  EPRT
... Response:  EPSV
... Response:  MDTM
... Response:  PASV
... Response:  REST STREAM
... Response:  SIZE
... Response:  TVFS
... Response:  UTF8
... Response: 211 End
        (The server supports above features)

... Command: OPTS UTF8 ON
... Response: 200 Always in UTF8 mode.
        (Turned UTF8 mode)

... Status: Logged in
... Status: Starting download of /openoffice/stable/3.3.0/OOo_3.3.0_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe
        (Resuming a file transfer)

... Command: CWD /openoffice/stable/3.3.0
... Response: 250 Directory successfully changed.
        (Change working directory on the server side)

... Command: PWD
... Response: 257 "/openoffice/stable/3.3.0"
        (Print the working directory name)

... Status: Retrieving directory listing of "/openoffice/stable/3.3.0"...
        (Notice: planning to get the directory listing)

... Command: TYPE I
... Response: 200 Switching to Binary mode.
        (Change the transfer mode to binary)

... Command: PASV
        (Asking for data connection in Passive Mode)
... Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (xx,xx,xx,xx,163,132).
        (The server says ok and I am listening on port 132)
        
... Command: LIST
        (Requesting directory listing on port 132)
... Response: 150 Here comes the directory listing.
... Response: 226 Directory send OK.
        (Directory listing delivered)

... Command: PASV
        (Asking for data connection in Passive Mode)
... Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (xx,xx,xx,xx,158,249).
        (The server says ok and I am listening on port 249)

... Command: RETR OOo_3.3.0_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe
        (Requesting file download on port 132)
... Response: 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for 
    OOo_3.3.0_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe (143432120 bytes).
        (The server starts to deliver the large file)

... Error: File transfer aborted by user after transferring 1,810,644 bytes in 22 seconds
... Response: 426 Failure writing network stream.
        (I paused the file transfer process)

...

 

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