I'm using notepad++ version 7.6.4 with NppFTP plugin version 0.27.5 Unicode.
I have a VAX (VMS) server that I connect to.
I could connect to the server using other FTP clients like Reflection FTP and KEA!.
But to edit files and to do comparison directly from notepad++ would be a great advantage to me.


When I configure the profile settings of the NppFTP and connect, the application crashes. I'm able to login with username and password. Something goes wrong when STRU F command is being passed or being executed.
Here is the snapshot of the messages window from NppFTP.
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The image is faint because the application has crashed already.


  • I have searched the notepad community for similar questions, but could not find one.
  • I have changed the FTP type from active to passive and back to passive. Doesn't help.
  • Did not provide any initial directory in the host. Still had the problem.
    Provided a path of the initial directory, the problem stil exists.

What else should I be doing? I understand that the FTP command STRU F is just asking for the directory structure from the FTP server (VAX-VMS server). But I don't see a way to stop NppFTP from doing it

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