Support » Fixing WordPress » Error 530 – Logging in ftp using FileZilla FTP

  • I cannot get into the ftp file to upload a plugin I want to use. I keep getting the Error Code: 530. The logging sequence is:

    17:32:41 Status: Resolving address of
    17:32:41 Status: Connecting to…
    17:32:41 Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message…
    17:32:41 Response: 220———- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [privsep] [TLS] ———-
    17:32:41 Response: 220-You are user number 7 of 50 allowed.
    17:32:41 Response: 220-Local time is now 19:32. Server port: 21.
    17:32:41 Response: 220 You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
    17:32:41 Command: USER
    17:32:41 Response: 331 User OK. Password required
    17:32:41 Command: PASS *********
    17:32:46 Response: 530 Login authentication failed
    17:32:46 Error: Critical error
    17:32:46 Error: Could not connect to server
    I have the following settings in FileZilla FTP:
    Password: The correct one
    Port: <blank>

    I checked the CPanel on my hosting website and did activate an ftp file authorization.

    What am I doing wrong?

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