Solved

IIS6 FTP User Isolation keeps accessing root and not user folder

Posted on 2014-11-11
7
168 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-22
I have an FTP site configured on IIS6.0 on Windows Server 2003.

The site is configured for user isolation.

I have created a new virtual directory and have created an account with the same name.

When I FTP to the server instead of having access to the c:\ftp\useraccount folder for the account I get access to c:\inetpub\ftproot.

Can anyone help me to understand what I am doing wrong ?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:ccfcfc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:Dan McFadden
ID: 40435210
Where does the virtual directory point to?

Have you also created an actual directory in the file system that corresponds to the virtual user directory and configured the virtual dir to use that as the target?  

Dan
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:Dan McFadden
ID: 40435215
Also, have you granted the user access, of some type, to the physical location?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ccfcfc
ID: 40473566
Yes, we create an alias and assign permissions accordingly..i.e read/write
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
Dan McFadden earned 500 total points
ID: 40473609
The virtual directory in the FTP config should point to c:\ftp\useraccount.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ccfcfc
ID: 40482641
Yes it both does point to this
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:Dan McFadden
ID: 40482683
Does the user account has at least "list" premissions on the c:\ftp directory?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ccfcfc
ID: 40512744
Yes, it has mixed permissions from the root of FTP (c:\ftp)  - and list is included. A local group has been created.
The issue we have now resolved was due to it needed File and FOLDER - I believe permissions were set on FOLDER .

THanks for you peristence on this.
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Running classic asp applications under Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) and IIS 7 is not as easy as one may think. It took me a while to figure it out while getting error 8002801d a few times. After you install the OS you will need to install the fol…
Determining the an SCCM package name from the Package ID
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question