Adding FTP service to a DMZ

Posted on 2007-04-02
Last Modified: 2013-11-29
I need to add FTP service to an existing webserver that is in the DMZ. The IP for this box is which is running server 03, OWA, and one website that is live to the public. What is the best way to add FTP to this existing setup?
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ID: 18836849
Depending on the needs of your users, you can add the Microsoft FTP service through Add/Remove programs in the Control Panel applet. The MS FTP service is a bit bare-bones for some purposes, however, so you might want to consider a third-party FTP product like SecureFTP from ipSwitch.

Hope this helps.

Laura E. Hunter - Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Networking
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open port tcp port 21 to server on your firewall
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ID: 18837057
When I try to add a new FTP site, the current IP ( is already in use with the default website.
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ID: 18837076
How to create and configure FTP site:

use port 21 not port 80
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This is a good article too for securing the FTP site:

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