Couldn't access arlftp server

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mc2128
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Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by mc2128 »

Hello,
I'm trying to download HYSPLIT formatted NOAA reanalysis data from ftp://arlftp.arlhq.noaa.gov/pub/archives/reanalysis
but I couldn't access the ftp server. It just showed connection timed out.
I can enter ftp://ftpprd.ncep.noaa.gov/ here, but not ftp://arlftp.arlhq.noaa.gov/pub/archives/reanalysis.
What is the problem?

Thanks
glenn.rolph
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by glenn.rolph »

The server is currently unavailable. We are looking to see what the problem is. Check back later.
mc2128
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

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Thank you for fast reply. I hope the problem settled soon.
glenn.rolph
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by glenn.rolph »

The ftp server is now working.
Gianro
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by Gianro »

It's seems down again. I can't access to data neither via Hysplit desktop version nor via web.
glenn.rolph
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

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It is working today. Not sure why you had problems yesterday.
Gianro
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by Gianro »

Yeah, I can see. Thank you. But I can't still solve the issue regarding Hysplit for desktop version. Everytime I try to download a meteorological data, Hysplit shows me this warning message: "FTP failed: arlftp.arlhp.noaa.gov ->pub/archives/reanalysis/*****.gbl". So I've tried to change the FTP server, without any positive response. Any hint? Thanks.
glenn.rolph
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Re: Couldn't access arlftp server

Post by glenn.rolph »

It is possible that your PC firewall is blocking the FTP software that the HYSPLIT GUI is using from being able to connect to our server. Try giving the FTP client (ftp.exe) privileges in your firewall. If that still fails, try downloading the latest version of PC HYSPLIT and install it over top of your current version.
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