How to fix the jftp error in joomla JFTP::store: Bad response – Warning! – Failed to move file.

While trying to upload/install some components or modules  in Joomla , you may get the following error!


JFTP::store: Bad response. Warning! – Failed to move

Dont get panic!. There is a simple work around for this issue. This happens when the ftp of Joomla doesn’t work properly. You may fix this issue by just disabling the ftp in the file ‘configuration.php’

Open the configuration.php file using  an editor like VI

root@ssages [/home/indisage/www]# vi configuration.php

Then search for the following line :

var $ftp_enable = ‘1’;

change 1 to 0 to fix the issue.

Alternatevily you can disable it from the global configuration option–> server in Joomla

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thank you so much for that brilliant answer the problem. :)

Very Useful, thanks mate

Pongsak , Thailand

it’s works! thanks a lot.

Thank you very much, way helpful than the other forums i have been to.


Thank you very much for your guidance.

great :) tnx :)

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