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2682385 - FTP unable to connect Error occurred sending FTP data - Report Distributor


  • Runtime failure running bundles with destination via FTP
  • In Job Status there is an error message "FTP unable to connect Error occurred sending FTP data"

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Report Distributor
  2. Create a bundle
  3. Set destination to FTP
  4. Go to FTP Configuration and configure your FTP
  5. Run the bundle and see the error message in Job Status

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The Directory set in Admin > FTP Configuration does not exist and the username may not have permission to create a new folder in the FTP.
The path is case sensitive, so you need to type the exact name of the folder e.g. if the path is "/index/Folder" but you put "/index/folder", the bundle will fail

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Review the folder name in your FTP and set the exact path (case sensitive) under Directory in FTP Configuration page.

See Also

2283199 - Report Distributor fails to deliver to SFTP

2580876 - FTP error login has no write permission - Report Center / Schedule Job Provisioning / Report Distributor

2459740 - Report Distributor Runtime failure - Encountered a problem while processing E-mail


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