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I have a ftp upload script correctly working on a desktop machine. After moving everything on a Windows Server 2008 R2 it does not work.

Should I change the Firewall settings to be able to do the upload? What about the scheduled task user privileges instead?

Thanks.

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Way too many variables to provide an answer without some more details. –  gravyface Apr 29 '12 at 16:24
    
Very simple script, like this one: support.microsoft.com/kb/96269 –  Alberto Apr 29 '12 at 16:57
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Did you try the ftp process without using the script, i.e. from the command line. I think that should be the first troubleshooting step.

If it works from command line, does script work without scheduler? and so on.

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I am starting to think I need to open a port to be able to do this... –  Alberto Apr 29 '12 at 20:46
    
Depending on active or passive ftp on server side, you might need to open either ports 20-21 or 21 and other ports. Here is a good guide: slacksite.com/other/ftp.html –  Raj J Apr 29 '12 at 20:51
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