Managing FTP Sites

The sections that follow examine key tasks for managing FTP sites. You configure most FTP site properties through the IIS snap-in.

Configuring an FTP Site’s Home Directory

Each FTP site on a server has a home directory. The home directory is the base directory for all document transfers. The home directory is mapped to your site’s domain name or to the server name. FTP clients connect to the server and access this directory by default.

With FTP sites configured to use Active Directory, the home directory is arbitrarily assigned at logon and users are mapped directly to their isolated directory. With other types of FTP sites, the home directory is a physical location on the server’s hard disk drive. You can view or change this home ...

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