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setting up an FTP site on SBS 2008

Last Modified: 2013-12-02
I asked a question about this a few weeks ago, but it's not quite right yet.

If I use the Dos FTP command, I can access this ftp site prefectly. But in Windows Explorer, or Internet Explorer I get this error:

An error occured opening that folder on the FTP Server, Make sure you have permission to access that folder. Details
200 Type set to A
227 Entering Passive Mode

I can get around this by configuring Internet Explorer not to use Passive Mode, but I need to have this so that non-technical people can access the site without changing their Internet settings.

I assume that i'm having this problem because I need to open a passive port range in the server's Windows Firewall. To open port 21 I used this command:

netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="FTP (non-SSL)" action=allow protocol=TCP dir=in localport=21

I read also that to allow passive connections, i should enter this command:

netsh advfirewall set global StatefulFtp enable

Obviously I have done something incorrectly because I still cannot use passive connections. Help please?
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