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Error when trying to start FTP Service

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#1 Guest_Wup2000_*


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Posted 13 April 2004 - 08:05 AM

Hi! Maybe someone here can help me. I am trying to set up servu ftp on my computer yet every time i try to start the server it tells me that the port or service is already in use.

I am not sure what that mean, but from what I read i think that means there may be another ftp server rnning on my machine? How can i find out if that is the case.

I am running windows xp pro.

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#2 Grinler


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Posted 13 April 2004 - 12:19 PM

You can download two programs that will show you what programs are running and what tcp ports they are using.

The first is fport and can be found at :


The second is TCPView and can be found at:


You should search for the programs that are using TCP port 20 or 21.

Hope this helps.

#3 Guest_Wup2000_*


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Posted 14 April 2004 - 02:08 PM

Thanks grinler. Looks like I had the ftp service that comes built into windows already running. I think I am going to play around with that before I try getting serv-u running.

Thanks again.

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