Response:   220-This is a private system - No anonymous login
Response:   220 You will be disconnected after 60 minutes of inactivity.
Command:    AUTH TLS
Response:   234 AUTH TLS OK.
Status: Initializing TLS...
Error:  GnuTLS error -50: The request is invalid.
Error:  Failed to initialize TLS.
Error:  Could not connect to server

I'm trying to connect to a site using FTPES. It worked before on Fedora/Filezilla. But now I'm using Scientific-Linux with Filezilla, and it gives this. What am I missing?

  • so your saying that this is not a filezilla-related bug? – LanceBaynes Jan 13 '12 at 23:16

With FileZilla 3.5.2 it works perfectly. With FileZilla 3.5.3 it produces the error message above. So it's a bug AFAIK.


The error caused by the GnuTLS Handshake Failure between the client and server. So, There is no issues with the ftp client - filezilla or TLS.Issues might be lies on firewall setting of your linux box

  • I disable iptables and load ftp_conntrack, but it's still the same! – LanceBaynes Jan 14 '12 at 9:59

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