error 0x8ffe2740 occurred
Microsoft’s descriptive errors is 0x8ffe2740 when trying to start an FTP or Web Server from the IIS Administration module. The error itself means that there is a port conflict with another service. This is a relatively easy diagnosis, as you should already know what ports unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 ftp your ftp or web servers use. Use the netstat command in the command console to unexpected error occurred find out what program is using a particular TCP port. Replace the ## with the port you wish to test. This works on Windows
Unexpected Error -50 MacServer 2003 and 2008. netstat -anop TCP|find ":##" The above command will return a PID (process ID). You will need to match that to a running program or service. Type the following command: tasklist /SVC /FI "PID eq ####" Here is
Dep0001 Unexpected Erroran example using port 21. In this example you can see the "ftpsvc" service is using port 21 through svchost.exe - which is normal. In a client's machine, it was MSUpdate2.exe that was using port 21 - a piece of malware using an FTP server to serve pirated movies! Related posts: Migrating websites from IIS6 to IIS7 (5.00 out of 5) Tags: FTP IIS 7 IIS 7.5 5 Responses to "Unexpected Error 0x8ffe2740 when starting FTP or IIS" leizleho thanks for this article. Solve tcpview my problem with my FTP server. October 25th, 2011 Reply J. don't have Tasklist do you know where I can find it Thanks J. November 12th, 2011 Reply Chris Stinson Are you using Windows Server 2003? If not, what OS and version are you running? You can also use Process Explorer to find what service the svchost process with that PID is using. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653 November 12th, 2011 Reply fouad Tks its was usefull for me to check the port witch is in use. July 8th, 2012 Reply Rolando Thank you very much, this helped me and save my life!!! I can find the service that was using the port 21, I stop the service and everything worked!!! Regards! November 13th, 2012 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes:
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Skypewill grab port 80 if it starts up before the IIS Web Server leading me to "Unexpected Error 0x8ffe2740 Occurred." Fix: Turn off "Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections within Skype's options. «My Top Ten Albums for Chris Brooks | Blog Home | Watching Videos on the Xbox 360» About Scott Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is http://www.ithacks.com/2010/04/21/unexpected-error-0x8ffe2740-when-starting-ftp-or-iis/ a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author. About Newsletter Sponsored By Hosting By Comments  Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or use the Permalink Thursday, 29 December 2005 05:37:16 UTCYeah - this is one of those fun ones that's easy to google once you already know the answer:http://www.google.com/search?q=0x8ffe2740+port+80+iis+skypeSkype and IIS are in collusion http://www.hanselman.com/blog/UnexpectedError0x8ffe2740OccurredErrorMessageWhenYouTryToStartAWebSite.aspx on this one - Skype picks a crazy default (assuming it's okay to take over port 80) and IIS serves up a completely wacky error message. Would it be so hard to tell use which EXE is using port 80?Jon GallowayWednesday, 04 January 2006 14:55:15 UTCBrilliant.I have had problems opening a solution in Visual Studio with the error 'the server is not running asp.net 1.1'.I tried everybody's 'answers' to try and fix the problem and they haven't worked.You have given me the simple solution!Alister McLeodThursday, 05 January 2006 08:00:51 UTCI've run into problems with Skype and IIS twice. First time on port 80, then on port 443.http://www.georgevreilly.com/blog/SkypeAndSSL.aspxGeorge V. Reilly Comments are closed. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in any way. Blog Latest Greatest Hits Dev Tool List Podcast Hanselminutes This Developer's Life Ratchet & The Geek Speaking Speaking/Videos Presentations Tips Books ASP.NET 4.5 ASP.NET MVC 4 Relationship Hacks © Copyright 2016, Scott Hanselman. Design by @jzy
SupportPartner GuideResources LibraryOpportunitiesAccount ManagementSign up or Log inHomeForumsForgeIdeassearchCommunity › Forums › Technology & IntegrationTip: Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred while starting IIS web siteCommunity › Forums › Technology https://www.outsystems.com/forums/discussion/3477/tip-unexpected-error-0x8ffe2740-occurred-while-starting-iis-web-site/ & IntegrationTip: Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred https://forums.iis.net/t/1016520.aspx?ftp+server while starting IIS web site New PostNew PostPedro GoncalvesPosted on 2007-04-13Pedro GoncalvesRank: #7Posted on 2007-04-13 iis_start_error2.PNGOccasionaly, it might happen that when you start your IIS web unexpected error site, an unexpected error occurs - see image in attach. In this specific case, another application in your system (e.g. Skype, etc.) might be using port 80 which doesn't allow error 0x8ffe2740 occurred IIS to start. Do a TCP port trace using an utility (netstat Windows system command is good enough: netstat -a -b) and find which application is the cause. Close it, then start IIS again. More info in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816944 Regards, Pedro GonçalvesDislike(0)Like(0)Dislike(0)Like(0)Quick Reply Notify me by email when someone answers to my postattachmentChoose FileNo file chosenSubmitLogin to replyNew PostAvailable ForumsTechnology & IntegrationNews and AnnouncementsForge DiscussionsNew Community - FeedbackCommunity Quick GuidesUsabilityInstallation TroubleshootingPersonal Environment TroubleshootingForum NotificationsEmail Digest SettingsCompanyCorporate SiteContactsSupportTechnical SupportCommunity Forums Twitter Facebook G+ linkedin OutSystems© All rights reserved. Custom built with (h) and (o) Loading...
Web Platform Installer Get Help: Ask a Question in our Forums More Help Resources Blogs Forums Home IIS.NET Forums IIS 5 & IIS 6 General ftp server ftp server RSS 14 replies Last post Aug 14, 2006 10:53 PM by qbernard ‹ Previous Thread|Next Thread › Print Share Twitter Facebook Email Shortcuts Active Threads Unanswered Threads Unresolved Threads Advanced Search Reply burnsbcc 8 Posts ftp server Aug 10, 2006 03:21 PM|burnsbcc|LINK i have a windows 2003 server that hosts an ftp site. when i try to start the the site i recieve the following error "unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred". here is the error message in event viewer "the service could not bind instance 1. the data is the error code" i have already tried reinstalling the service through add/remove windows componentsbut i recieve the same error. does anyone have any suggestions? Reply tomkmvp 9756 Posts MVPModerator Re: ftp server Aug 10, 2006 04:53 PM|tomkmvp|LINK Any chance the FTP port is being used by something else? Tom Kaminski (former IIS MVP 2002-2010) http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ Reply burnsbcc 8 Posts Re: ftp server Aug 10, 2006 06:10 PM|burnsbcc|LINK i dont think so but ill check that out Reply steve schofi... 5631 Posts MVPModerator Re: ftp server Aug 10, 2006 10:34 PM|steve schofield|LINK a quick way to check is go to a command prompt and type netstat -an. This will list the ports in-use. If you see port 21 listed then a service is listing. Steve Schofield Windows Server MVP - IIS http://iislogs.com/steveschofield http://www.IISLogs.com Log archival solution Install, Configure, Forget Reply burnsbcc 8 Posts Re: ftp server Aug 11, 2006 10:11 AM|burnsbcc|LINK port 21 is listed with a local address of 0.0.0.0, and its state is "listening" i asume this means the port is not being used? Reply burnsbcc 8 Posts Re: ftp server Aug 11, 2006 10:24 AM|burnsbcc|LINK i just noticed that my other 2003 server has the same problem, but i also have a 2000 server that runs ftp and that seems to be working fine? Reply tomkmvp 9756 Posts MVPModerator Re: ftp server Aug 11, 2006 11:02 AM|tomkmvp|LINK If you're not running any FTP, port 21 should not be listed. Is the MS FTP stopped when you run netstat? Tom Kaminski (former IIS MVP 2002-2010) http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ Reply burnsbcc 8 Posts Re: ftp server Aug 11, 2006 11:18 AM|burnsbcc|LI