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FTP Error 530 user cannot login

Windows 2000 FTP Question.

How to setup FTP server in Windows 2000/2003

1) I added FTP windows component
2) I create a Windows AD user and choose a password.
3) I set up a folder W:\FTP and edited the security and added my user to have full access.
4) Using Default FTP Site I made W:\FTP the ftp folder.
In "Security Accounts" I unclicked "Allow Anonymous Connections"

I tried to do a remote access to the site and got this message:

530 User <username> cannot log in

I found the following link and did what it suggested but still get the same error.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/200475

Where do I go from here?
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inthedark
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nightmare2Commented:
On the Home Directory tab, verify that the Read check box is checked.
The user must have the 'logon locally' right but I guess you saw that in the kb article.
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inthedarkAuthor Commented:
Thanks for helping, I check the read tab and that is clicked.

I rechecked that I had completed the Microsoft advisory regarding this error and noticed a strange thing which I suspect might lead us to a solution....

In the "Access this computer from the network" local policy setting I noticed that the local policy was set but the "Effective Policy Settings" was unset.

So why would the Effective Setting" not be set?

And it is the same with the "Logon Locally Setting"; Effective setting is not set.

So I found an article that said I also needed to change the Domain Policy as it was overriding the local policy.

Here is the link incase somebody finds this in the future.....

http://www.derkeiler.com/Newsgroups/microsoft.public.win2000.security/2002-11/10817.html

Now all is working fine.
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