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I set up an ftp site for windows server 2003 but  when I try to upload a file. I am not allowed... what can I do?
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CarlWarnerCommented:
I don't know if you require a login or you have anonymous logins in place.  But, generally, when you can't upload a file, it just means you have not allowed the user who is logged in, whether anonymous or not, write permission to actually put a file into the default directory/folder.
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WeHeCommented:
open the Internet Information Services Manager
Right click your ftp site -> Properties -> Home Directory -> Check "Write"
per default it's unchecked.
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rhettleeCommented:
Also check the folder where the files would be dumped if it has the appropriate permissions that will allow a user to write on it...
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dsynAuthor Commented:
sorry :( I left out the most important part! I can't figure out the user part for permissions... I can't upload to assigned directories for users or actually assign them so the other users can't see the folders they are not supposed to see.  do I just make a folder, set the user permision for eachindividual user? So, that when they login they can only upload to there own folder?  Thanks a bunch and I'm increasing the available points I have (5) for the help.
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WeHeCommented:
how did you create the ftp site?
did you choose Isolated Users?
look here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;555018
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CarlWarnerCommented:
I like this MS KB article:

How to set up an FTP site so that users log on to their folders
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;201771
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WeHeCommented:
CarlWarner: This article is for IIS 4 + 5.
W2K3 comes with IIS 6.
IIS6 is totally different to IIS5.
Don't use KB Articles written for IIS5 on IIS6. It will screw your IIS.
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CarlWarnerCommented:
It works fine.  The differences in IIS versions is not in this area.
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WeHeCommented:
btw, isolated users mode does not exist in IIS5.
you have to trick IIS5 to do, what IIS6 can as it is.
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dsynAuthor Commented:
thanks everybody.. all this info has definetly put me on the proper track... I'm gonna split the points up cuz everything was helpfull
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