Server 2003 & FTP

I have Server 2003 Standard set as a DC. I have IIS installed and have setup an FTP Site. I have created the V-Directory and assigned users permissions to access the file. I have set local logon rights and I have set the home directory. I think all of this is setup correctly. When a user tries to login I get "home directory not accessable" Anyideas? I have to have this up and running before the AM. Thanks, Chris
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cebrooks03Author Commented:
Everything seems to be correct. I can connect to the FTP Server but it still tells me that " User ******* can not login, home directory inaccessible"
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cebrooks03Author Commented:
Yea, everytime I hit the site and try to login I get the same %$#^%$& thing about the home directory.
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cebrooks03Author Commented:
Maybe this will tell you something:

            *** CuteFTP Pro 3.0 - build Feb 13 2003 ***

STATUS:>        Getting listing ""...
STATUS:>        Resolving host name ftp.ppcsonline.com...
STATUS:>        Host name ftp.ppcsonline.com resolved: ip = 207.255.67.66.
STATUS:>        Connecting to ftp server ftp.ppcsonline.com:21 (ip = 207.255.67.66)...
STATUS:>        Socket connected. Waiting for welcome message...
            220 Microsoft FTP Service
STATUS:>        Connected. Authenticating...
COMMAND:>      USER pricegrabber
            331 Password required for pricegrabber.
COMMAND:>      PASS *****
            530 User pricegrabber cannot log in, home directory inaccessible.
ERROR:>         Not logged in.
STATUS:>        Waiting 30 seconds...
STATUS:>        ============== Attempt #1 ==============
STATUS:>        Resolving host name ftp.ppcsonline.com...
STATUS:>        Host name ftp.ppcsonline.com resolved: ip = 207.255.67.66.
STATUS:>        Connecting to ftp server ftp.ppcsonline.com:21 (ip = 207.255.67.66)...
STATUS:>        Socket connected. Waiting for welcome message...
            220 Microsoft FTP Service
STATUS:>        Connected. Authenticating...
COMMAND:>      USER pricegrabber
            331 Password required for pricegrabber.
COMMAND:>      PASS *****
            530 User pricegrabber cannot log in, home directory inaccessible.
ERROR:>         Not logged in.
STATUS:>        Waiting 30 seconds...
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stevenlewisCommented:
see if this helps
http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2004/02/05/68423.aspx
Rule #2: The username used to log in needs List permissions to the root FTP site folder

Even if the Virtual Directory is pointing to a different location, the user that is logging in always needs List permissions to the folder specified in “Default FTP Site“.  Yes, it seems strange, but even in IIS6, this is still the case.  

So, each user must have read/write permissions, D:\domains\site1.com needs read/write for Matt.  D:\domains\site2.com needs read/write for Sue.  D:\domains\site2.com\graphics needs read\write for Joe.  This is the obvious part.  

The none obvious consideration is if the path of “Default FTP Site“ was D:\domains then that folder needs "List" permissions for all 3 users.  Otherwise they won't be able to log in at all.


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cebrooks03Author Commented:
The user does have list permissions on the parent directory. I did notice in your link to weblogs that they are talking about having the root directory in the inetpub directory. I did not think you had to put you FTP directories in there. I have mine on a sererate partition that I use for data....
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cebrooks03Author Commented:
Thanks for the help guys!
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stevenlewisCommented:
Glad we could help!
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cfairleyCommented:
Ditto!  Thanks for using EE!!
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