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windows server 2012 ftp ftp ip just hangs

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We are getting a new windows 2012 server.  We have a batch script to ftp a file. When i run it, it stays in the cmd line open 10.0.0.x. If i open the comand line:  ftp 10.0.0.x, it just hangs. I  don't need ftp server. We just need to ftp client. How do we activate ftp in the server.
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ftp is a client / server communication protocol
if you don't have a server, then there is nothing to connect to
you need to have an ftp server running to use an ftp client and to transfer files
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thank you, to install it I have to add iis role  and then ftp server?
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correct
ftp server is listed under web server then select ftp service
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thank you
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