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221 FTP response code

Updated May 3, 2017


This article explains why the 221 FTP response code is sent.


All Serv-U versions


A 221 code is sent over the control connection in response to the client's QUIT command. It is sent immediately before the control connection is closed by the server.

Example response

221 Goodbye!

Possible command




Last modified
19:51, 8 May 2017