Solved

550 Access Denied on Anonymous FTP

Posted on 2007-03-27
5
993 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
Have a client user that is experiencing a real ftp issue.  They use the command line ftp and login with anonymous.  The then cd over to a specific directory and cd into that dir.  The do a put command and transfer a text file that has one word in it and receive a 550 Access denied error.  They can then back out of that directory and cd over to another directory, on the same machine and in the same parent diretory, and it will work fine with the same text file.  Properties are the same for both directories on the receiving machine.  Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:VNS_RM
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Rob Hutchinson
ID: 18803804
Well, the properties are not the same as if they were the file would copy to both folders without a problem so this is what you need to check.  Make sure that you have the same permissions set on the folder your trying to copy into as the folder that works.  Check network and local security settings.

Here's another similar link on Experts Exchange:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Misc/Q_21460728.html

0
 

Author Comment

by:VNS_RM
ID: 18803839
They have checked the local settings and much to my amazement they are the same.  I will have them check the network settings more closely.  Thanks will get back to you.

Ron
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Dale_Gish
ID: 18808690
They do not have permission to write to the trasfering directory.  Try to have them create a text file in the directory.  Does it work ok?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
jannepm earned 250 total points
ID: 18811130
You do not mention the FTP Server software being used but in case of IIS have you already tried adding "Change" on the NTFS rights?

I would also like to recommend another FTP commandline client - free of course, address: http://www.ncftp.com/ncftp/
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:darimm
ID: 18817635
Certain FTP daemons allow you to set directory permissions outside of windows permissions (Serv-U ftp, etc.) What is the FTP host software being used? And have you checked the permissions to that folder in the host software (if applicable)
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

My previous article  (http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_Server_2008/A_4466-A-beginners-guide-to-installing-SCCM2007-on-Windows-2008-R2-Server.html)detailed one possible method to get SCCM 2007 installed an…
Welcome to my series of short tips on migrations. Whilst based on Microsoft migrations the same principles can be applied to any type of migration. My first tip Migration Tip #1 – Source Server Health can be found here: http://www.experts-exchang…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question