Connection timed out error

I am facing the following error in Module 5:

connect: Connection timed out

I have tried using both ftp, pftp from shell and also filezilla. All giving same error. No changes made to the vsftpd.conf file. I am able to ping the QBox host.

@ninad kill the current running server and restart the server. (use ps -ef wisely)

kill vsftpd and make sure u have done all the basic setup…we tend to miss them at times

Check if vsftpd is already running, then kill it. Use htop command to check.

Your server is most probably running in the background. Use : ps -ef and kill -9