troubleshooting Question

Setting up an FTP Server

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Jim KlocksinFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft IIS Web ServerInternet ProtocolsWindows Server 2008
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I'm attempting to set up the FTP Server service on my own server (which I'm already using for website hosting and RemoteApps) and, since this is new to me, I'm having problems with the setup.  My ultimate goal is to "route" files directly to my server which are now being "FTP-ed" to a website I currently have hosted by an ISP.  I have 2 programs that I wrote in C-language for FTPDownload and FTPUpload which have been functioning fine for a number of years.  Ultimately, I want to use these programs to FTP files from client sites directly to my network server.  So far, I've installed the FTP feature into IIS 7.5 and configured it as best I could, but I'm sure that I'm missing something in that setup.  Further, I'm currently NOT able to Telnet into my server on port 21 although I have daily FTP downloads from my ISP-hosted website that are working OK so I'm not thinking that I have a firewall issue (although I can't rule anything out...).  So, I'm looking for some direction or suggestions as to what I might be doing wrong or what I should try in order to get this to work on my personal network server.  Thanks...
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