How to set folder permissions for FTP Virtual Directory (Windows Server 2003)
Posted on 2011-02-24
I have my ftp folders set up as follows:
Default FTP Site is mapped to c:\inetpub\ftproot.
Users group has read/write/list access to c:\inetpub\ftproot.
UserX has no explicit (Allow or Deny) rights to c:\inetpub\ftproot.
FTP Virtual Directory "Content" is mapped to d:\sites\SomeWebSite\content which is part of a .NET website application.
Users group has inherited rights to d:\sites\SomeWebSite\content
UserX has inherited rights to d:\sites\SomeWebSite\content
For the above configuation, UserX has ftp access to both the default ftp site and the "Content" ftp directory. I want to remove UserX's access to the default ftp site but keep their access to the "Content" ftp directory.
If I deny the Users group access to c:\inetpub\ftproot, then UserX no longer has access to the "Content" ftp directory, even though the directory permissions appear to show UserX as having access: all of the Allow checkboxes are checked but grayed out.
What do I need to do to give UserX ftp access to "Content" without giving them access to ftproot?
Thanks in advance.