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Set a username and password for IIS FTP

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Hi,

I've got a problem, we usually use Apache FTP as our ftp server and we have a username and password associated with it, at short notice ive had to change to use IIS and am having problems. At the moment im using anonymous login and password and i've changed the applications property files to refect this, which has worked well, i've just noticed one part doesnt work and it looks to me there must be a reference to the old username and password somewhere thats been hardcoded, i havnt got time to find it and do a new build because im off site,
The only way i think i can try and get this to work is to try and set the IIS ftp service to use our old username and password and revert all the property files i changed earlier, could this work? I tried to do this originally but struggled with it because i think IIS ftp gets the username / password from the users windows account which is something i wont have access to?

Any ideas would be a huge help

Thank You
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#1 -- Please turn off anonymous access.  Otherwise you will find yourself hosting pirated DVD's in short order. (yes, voice of experience)
#2 -- An IIS user is first a user on the computer, preferably on the domain.  So you need to create a windows user w/ the appropriate name & password.
#3 -- You give that user access to the FTP site / folder... ah ... I think it's the directory security tab.  the user also need appropriate file system permissions.

If that doesn't do it for you, what version of IIS are you running?
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