530 user cannont log in, home directory inaccessible error when tyring to access my own FTP site

Running a secure FTP site on IIS 7.5/Windows Server 2008 R2. The site has several folders listed under the 'LocalUser' folder for this FTP site. I am trying to grant access for a user to access just one of these folders and its content. The user account has rights to the folder and I have created an FTP authorization rule to allow Read,Write access to the folder. But when I use FileZilla I get a 530 error message. The user account is not the same name as the folder. When I use another account that I have that has the same name as the folder, has rights to the folder and has a FTP Authorization rule allowing Read.Write access as well the account works just fine.

What could be preventing this account (not named the same as the folder) from successfully accessing the desired folder?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
my recommendation is ditch microsoft ftp server and use the filezilla ftp server.
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
The other user needs NTFS permissions assigned to the folder that you are trying to grant access to.

FTP access follows 2 access controls:

1. The built-in Authorization Rule feature.
2. The NTFS ACLs on the objects (files and folders).

The rule of lease access applies and works just like granting access to a file share.  The least promiscuous access always wins.  Meaning both access controls are inspected and the list that grants the lease amount of access will be applied to the incoming request.

I believe this is your situation... the user has been granted some level of access at the FTP Service level but is receiving a file system "accessed denied" message.


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