RE: [NTISP] FTP ignorance causing major headaches!

Ronnie D. Franklin ( )
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 09:45:13 -0600

Not sure how to solve the problem with what you are using...

But.. suggestion.. boot MS FTP off and get Serv-U.. much much better with
lots more control....

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Joseph J. Tokar
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 1999 9:22 AM
> To:
> Subject: [NTISP] FTP ignorance causing major headaches!
> I am having a problem with my FTP server and was wondering
> if anyone had
> encountered this particular problem before.
> I am running IIS4 and have installed a www and an ftp site for a number of
> domains. Under sharing in the ftp site I have removed anonymous
> access and
> added a user with the sitename (user name) and password. In user manager
> for NT I have created a user (sitename) and password and added them to the
> domain users group. When trying to ftp into the site, the user name and
> password are both accepted, but permission to access is denied.
> Here's the weird part:
> While troubleshooting I added domain admin group to the user profile, it
> worked great. Could ftp fine, upload and download great. On a
> whim I tried
> to ftp into another site...that also worked...needless to say, I removed
> domain admin group from the user profile, problem is, I could still access
> both sites that I had accessed while the admin group was in the
> profile. I
> could no longer access any new domains, but in order to remove the access
> from both domains, I had to delete the user profile and start over.
> My question is: Have I missed something? What exactly are the
> steps I need
> to take in order to ftp into a site with IIS4? Do I need to share the
> directory? I'm sure it's something simple, but I can't seem to figure it
> out.
> Thank you for any suggestions you might have.
> Joseph Tokar
> Tech Support
> Signature Internet Solutions
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