Opened 16 years ago

Last modified 16 years ago

#1428 closed Bug report

Can't use email address as password

Reported by: foxmajik Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: foxmajik, Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
Operating system version:


When a password is used that contains a @ symbol login always fails.

How to replicate:

  1. Download latest version of Filezilla for windows from sourceforge.
  2. Install.
  3. Type in these values:

Username: foxcubtest
Password: Testuser@…

The password is case sensitive.


Status: Resolving IP-Address for
Trace: ControlSocket.cpp(1057): CRealControlSocket::ContinueConnect(0p1a681b8) m_pEngine=0p1435d28 caller=0p1a2a538
Status: Connecting to
Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::OnReceive()
Response: 220 ProFTPD 1.3.1 Server (DreamHost FTP) []
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::SendNextCommand()
Command: USER foxcubtestuser
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::OnReceive()
Response: 331 Password required for foxcubtestuser
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::SendNextCommand()
Command: PASS *
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::OnReceive()
Response: 530 Login incorrect.
Trace: CFtpControlSocket::ResetOperation(1090)
Trace: CControlSocket::ResetOperation(1090)
Error: Could not connect to server

I have replicated this problem on two FTP servers that are different types/versions.

This happens on both 3.0.11 and

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 16 years ago

Username: foxcubtest
Command: USER foxcubtestuser

Check your username, you entered the wrong one.

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