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I've just started to use a new modem, and now all my FTP clients won't work

I've just started to use a new modem, and now all my FTP clients won't work

My old modem just died, so I borrowed a friend's, and I put it in between the router and phone line, logged into it, setup my own login credentials .. and away she went.

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Guest [Entry]

"Just make sure port 21 isn't blocked. There are a couple of Google results for this same issue suggesting to telnet to the FTP servers.

You've done most of the troubleshooting already - you know the modem is the problem"
Guest [Entry]

"Your new modem may also be a router. Most home routers have a 4-port switch built into them with a WAN link for the Internet connection, but this isn't always the case. I've seen a few modems with a single Ethernet port that are actually routers as well. If you're behind two NAT boundaries (which is the case if you're behind the default config for two home routers) all kinds of nonsense happens.

I'd grab the manual online for your model and make sure it doesn't double as a router, and if it does, find out how to put it into bridged mode."