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Upgrade problems 4.1.8 to 5.0.3

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#64338 (In Topic #13874)

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When I try to upgrade the site I get the following error

Could not login to the FTP server [ftp_login() []: Login authentication failed]Extracting files. Please note that if execution halts without message during file extaction then the operation has not completed due to a timeout. If this happens (it can do on a small proportion of servers) try refreshing a few times to see if this works. If it still does not work, you will need to manually extract the files from the upgrade tar.

ocPortal error

Couldnot login to the FTP server [ftp_login() []: Login authentication failed]

Question where can I find the password and account information that I need to change

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The FTP login and password is outside the realm of ocPortal, whatever you used when you set up your website hosting. It should be asking you for them when you start the upgrader (on 4.1.8 anyway).

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