FTP is timing out

June 13, 2019 238 views
Configuration Management

Setting up sftp in filezilla and receiving:

Status: Connecting to
Response: fzSftp started, protocol_version=8
Command: open "root@" 22
Error: Connection timed out after 20 seconds of inactivity
Error: Could not connect to server

1 Answer


You could start by checking the following things:

  • Make sure that your sshd service is running
  • Check if port 22 is open via your firewall
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