Help: FTP issues with filezilla

Since I updated to more recent versions of FileZilla, I’ve been having a terrible time reliably connecting to my account.

If I don’t use SFTP, I get this error about 95% of the time. Note I don’t get this error ALL the time, sometimes it works great. Sometimes, I’ll be able to move between directories and then suddenly start getting the error. It’s

“Error: Disconnected from server: ECONNABORTED - Connection aborted
Error: Failed to retrieve directory listing”

This Filezilla page suggests the error is on Dreamhosts part:

So I tried some googling and came across this page: which suggested I use SecureFTP instead. So I meticulously followed the steps (I think) and now I get this error 100% of the time.

Error: Fatal: unable to initialise SFTP on server: could not connect
Error: Could not connect to server
Status: Waiting to retry…

This error repeats every few seconds. So I am totally stumped. Anyone got any idea how I can use Filezilla to connect to Dreamhost. This is a blocking issue!!

Note: I tried opening up ports 21 and 22 on my wireless router, just in case… no change).

Make sure the user has SFTP account privs.

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That’s it! Little tiny 1 line bit of instructions about that buried on the help page there. The thing is, sure I can get SFTP to work now… but not FTP. Does that mean I should grant SFTP access for my clients too (if they have to upload me a file?)