I'm getting Wrong Host Name errorI'm trying to send the uploaded file t

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    Redha
    Asked on March 27, 2014 at 01:29 AM

    I'm getting Wrong Host Name error

    I'm trying to send the uploaded file to my localhost ftp, I'm using filezilla server, and i can access it through filezilla client,

    I fill out the form like this

    FTP Host : 127.0.0.1 ; Port : 21

    Username : root

    Password :

    And i'm keep getting an error,

    Thank you



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Send Submission Data & File Upload via FTP

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    aytekin
    Answered on March 27, 2014 at 01:31 AM

    Those information will only work locally. 127.0.0.1 is your local IP address. You need to provide an IP address that works from outside.

    Also, if you open the FTP to outside world, you should not have an empty password in your FTP account. Your computer might get hacked.