Connection String is Empty-Magento Connect Error

   If you all running magento site & facing issue to install extension like "Deployment FTP Error. Cannot chdir after login to: /app/code/community/"  or "Connection String is Empty"  then here is the solutions.

Issue 1:"Deployment FTP Error. Cannot chdir after login to: /app/code/community/"

Solutions :

This is due to this package installer always trying to connect it’s package store over ssl area where tls encryption is enabled.You need to disabled this feature by editing magento config. files,


Edit the file downloader/lib/Mage/HTTP/Client/Curl.php in your Magento installation and replace the line
$this->curlOption(CURLOPT_SSL_CIPHER_LIST, ‘TLSv1′);)

with following lines


$this->curlOption(CURLOPT_SSL_CIPHER_LIST, 'TLSv1');

Issue 2:"Connection String is Empty"


Find out your FTP connection details – fill in your details as well as the path to your Magento store. The path to your Magento store could either be a local path e.g. “/myportal” or

you can also try your server path e.g. “/var/www/vhosts/” (for plesk)
you can try your server path eg. "/domains/" (for DirectAdmin )
you can try your server path eg. "/var/www/" (for Cpanel)

Once these steps completed then you will  be able to install your favourite Magento extensions successfully!

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