FTP access -> multiple users to same initial folder, access depends on login, script?

Using Windows Server 2003 and II6, how can I set up a general login plus an admin login (with full rights) to the *same* FTP folder? (lets call it Orders folder).

1) General login will just have read and list rights (set that up already).
2) Admin login doesnt work because its login name is not the same as the folder name?
3) For the future, would even like to have (if possible) multiple general users that can access only their specific folders under the *Orders* folder?

Need your help!!
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Jeremy WeisingerConnect With a Mentor Senior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
Might be able to work something out using multiple FTP sights but that will get real messy real soon. I actually just set something up for one of my clients sort of along the line you're looking for but I couldn't do it with IIS. I used a product called Wing FTP. http://www.wftpserver.com/wftpserver.htm 

I know you can definitely do everything you're looking for. The only drawback is it uses it's own user database so you need to setup your users twice.
TheHappyTechAuthor Commented:
If there is any Software that can do these things, please let me know.
Please recommend good ones!

TheHappyTechAuthor Commented:
Would this work? Quoting from another FTP thread:


Step by Step tutorial .... look at here it may help you.


With IIS 6.0 FTP, there's 3 ftp user isolation modes:
a) Do not isolate users
b) Isolate users
c) Isolate users using Active Directory

I wrote a KB about the first two :) last one is quite tricky as it require you to extend the AD schema if you are using W2K DC. Here's a decent guide from Microsoft. Take note at step 6, you are require to enter a user credentail with minimal domain access to AD. Now, you will get  "home directory not accessable" if you change the account password after you have created the ftp site. So how do you fix this ? instead of re-creating the site, you can reset the password via adsutil.vbs or metabase explorer. Go to command prompt and enter:

C:\Inetpub\AdminScripts>adsutil.vbs set msftpsvc/XX/adconnectionspassword

where XX is the FTP site id. The metabase key is ADConnectionsPassword, if you would like to change the AD connection username, configure the ADConnectionsUserName metabase key. You will see this two keys if UserIsolationMode is set to 2 (AD isolation mode).

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TheHappyTechAuthor Commented:
Wing, WS_FTP, and Titan...

Which is the easiest to use?

Thanks for advice,
Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
I've never used WS_FTP or Titan but I imagine they are comparable to WingFTP. I don't know if WS_FTP or Titan has the functionality whereas I do know that WingFTP does.
Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
I wanted to add that I just messed around with FileZilla and that may be able to do what you want and it's FOSS. It's not as intuitive as Wing but it might be a nice free alternative.

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