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FTP Publishing: No Error, But Posts Don't Publish

Various Bloggers are seeing problems with publishing by FTP to external web servers. In some cases, no error but the post doesn't show up in the blog. In other cases, the
FTPConnectionClosedException: Connection closed
message
.

Let's try and look for a pattern.
  • What's the BlogSpot URL (if that option was provided when you setup your FTP publishing)?
  • What's the IP address or URL of the web server?
  • Who's the server provided by?


>> (Update 7/3): This problem is noted in several forum threads as being apparently resolved. No official notice by Blogger though.

>> Forum thread links: bX-*00054

>> Copy this tag: bX-*00054

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