Setup Passive FTP site on IIS7
1- Create a user account in Server Manager > Configuration > Local Users and Groups > Users 2- Create a new directory in the C drive where you would like the ftp site to terminate (Please name the directory exactly as the ftp user name above) 3- Open IIS and then click on sites and right click on 'Default Website' 4- Click on 'Add FTP publishing' i) Select IP address of the server ii) Check FTP site start automatically iii) No SSL > Authentication (Basic) iv) Allow Access to 'Specified Users' and write the name of the newly created user above and tick box 'Read/Write' v) Click Finish 5- Right Click on the Default Site click on 'Manage FTP Site'> Click on 'Advanced Settings' > Change the Physical Path to the new directory created above' 6- Go to the newly created directory in C: (Or wherever you created it) 7- Righ Click > Go to Properties > Click on Security tab > Click 'Edit' > Click Add > Write the name of ftp user account and click OK > Select Modify > OK 8- Open IIS and click on the root of your server at the top (where the server name is appearing) 9- Click 'FTP Firewall Support' and add the 'Data Channel Port range '5000-5100' (You can add any port range starting from 1024 to 65535) 10- Add the IP address of the server in the 'External IP address of the firewall' and click Apply 11- Open CMD by right clicking and choose 'Run as Administrator' and run the following commands i) netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=FTPService action=allow service=ftpsvc protocol=TCP dir=in ii) netsh advfirewall set global StatefulFTP disable You should now be able to connect to server using passive FTP Restart Microsoft FTP Service after creating FTP Site by going to Start > Administrative Tools > Services
Windows Server 2008 Firewall
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