FTP Software with Expiring Passwords

Hello Experts -

Just looking for a little advice.  Is there free/open source FTP server software out there that includes expiring or rotating passwords as a feature?  I'm currently using FileZilla but I don't think it includes that functionality.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

chezbrgrsAsked:
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giltjrConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can always  create domain user accounts, just put them in a special group that is for FTP only.

I'm trying to find one that has its own user/password data base and supports expiring password, but can't seem to find any yet.
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giltjrCommented:
What OS?

Some FTP servers can make use of the OS's security system so if the OS supports expiring passwords, the FTP server would do so by default.
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chicagoanCommented:
AFAIK FileZilla Server is windoze only.
What's wrong with using the windoze ftp server, local or domain users can have their passwords expire via group policy.
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chezbrgrsAuthor Commented:
It's Windows Server 2008.

FileZilla is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X Operating Systems.  I realize Windows provides a build-in FTP server; however, user administration through Local Users and Computers and Group Policy is not as streamlined as using a third-party solution.
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giltjrCommented:
Using the MS provided FTP can use domain user-id's, they don't have to be local users/computers.

All of the FTP servers I know for windows that "provide" expiring passwords, use either AD or Windows local user-ids as the security data base, so you would still need to maintain user-id and password that way.

Does the solution need to be free? Or are you willing to pay for a FTP server?
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chezbrgrsAuthor Commented:
The people connecting to the FTP servers are business partners so they don't have domain user accounts.  I was looking for a free one but if I can find a reasonably priced pay solution, that would work too.

Thanks for all your input.

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