November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to quickly fix 421 too many connections (8) from this IP error using FileZilla FTP client and cPanel.
421 too many connections (8) from this IP error mainly occurs when you open a new FTP connection without closing non-active (idle) ones.
If you’re using shared hosting, this error may also happen because your hosting provider limits simultaneous FTP connections to prevent server overload.
Now that you know the causes of this error let’s learn how to fix it.
First of all, limit simultaneous connections in your FTP client configuration. Here’s how:
Note! The number of connections may vary depending on your hosting provider. If you’re not sure how many simultaneous connections are allowed, then type “8”. You may also contact your hosting customer support on this matter.
If you’re using cPanel, you can easily drop non-active FTP connections to resolve 421 too many connections from this IP error:
In this tutorial, you’ve learned the straightforward steps to fix 421 too many connections (8) from this IP error. You’ll only need to set up your FTP client configuration to limit simultaneous connections, then disconnect non-active FTP connections via cPanel.
If you have any further questions, let us know in the comments section below.
November 08 2017
that really helped me thanks for the wonderfull article :)
January 23 2018
Thank you! It helped me a lot!
Replied on February 15 2018
Glad to hear it, Nick!
February 13 2018
Brilliant. Saved my day.
March 11 2018
Suuuuper helpful! Thank you!
Replied on March 23 2018
Hey Tanya, Thanks!
September 13 2018
Perfect!! Thank You! Life Saver
January 14 2019
Simple yet effective, thanks for this wonder tips you really solve my problem.
September 16 2019
Thanks for this. You da man.
September 28 2019
Thanks! really helped