ftp port in aws still closed after update security group

Juan Carlos Oropeza asked:

I went to security group and add the rule for tcp 21

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But when use this tool to check the port, still say is closed.

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I know the tool works, because if I remove the line for http, then say port 80 is closed.

So why even when add the port to the security group still appear as closed?

EDIT: The FileZila server is running but still the port say is close on the public ip. Using FileZila client direct on the amazon machine I can connect to localhost. But from outside using the public ip I cant.

using netstats -an

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and netstats -ab

TCP    [::]:21                myserver:0         LISTENING
[FileZilla Server.exe]

TCP    0.0.0.0:21             myserver:0         LISTENING
[FileZilla Server.exe]

My answer:


A service must be running on the port for it to be open. Start your FTP server.


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