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I am entering valid details, though wordpress keep prompting same as follows. What would be the wrong thing ?

Edit : Even after modifying the permissions as follows, I am getting same errors.enter image description here

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there might be a firewall setup on your server not allowing ftp/sftp connections –  Paul Sheldrake Jun 22 '11 at 10:47
    
yeah...Paul told Correctly.Me also Faced this type of problem's before.... –  Ramkumar Jun 22 '11 at 10:52
    
hmm ! Need to check with the server-admin for such cases. But he previously mentioned that - my site is hosted over VPS. ( I don't know much about VPS ) –  Sagar R. Kothari Jun 22 '11 at 10:58
    
+1 with pauls suggestion, i believe if you have a static IP that your server admin can allow that IP permission, will be other ways i imagine if not. –  MartinJJ Jun 22 '11 at 11:31
    
:'( :( I got stuck. I am not able to upload plugins, neither manually nor using wordpress. –  Sagar R. Kothari Jun 22 '11 at 11:35
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It's almost certainly a permissions problem - your wp-content folder must be writable by your webserver user.

Typically setting permissions to 755 will sort this.

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