Filezilla error: Failed to open for writing

Created:

2016-11-16 13:21:31 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-14 05:14:10 UTC

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Filezilla error: Failed to open for writing

Applicable to:

  • Plesk for Windows

Symptoms

Not possible to copy files from FTP server using Filezilla. The error in Filezilla:

Error:  Failed to open "D:\\comments.php" for writing
Error: File transfer failed

Cause

You are not allowed to write to the mentioned drive/directory in the error message.

Resolution

Please select a directory in Filezilla where you have Write access (inside your user profile for example) and try to copy file from FTP to this directory once agian.

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