While trying to connect to an FTP site using FileZilla, you might be prompted with the following error message:
A packet with illegal or unsupported version was received.
Here is a quick tip on how to solve it!
Why the error ❌
This is a TLS / encryption related error message.
The solution 🚀
Alternatively, keep your host the same, but ensure you change the port to 22. Once you hit connect FileZilla will remove the port number and automatically prefix your host / URL with sftp://
📦 Illegal Packet ❗