I have ftp configured on IIS7.

I would like to restrict ftp access by anonymous users to a particular downloads folder only.

Where do I specify which directory anonymous users should be restricted to?

  • Already tried searching on google. There are a lot of solutions for isolating users after they log in. But where do you send anonymous users? – nunespascal Jul 6 '12 at 7:16
  • Into FTP Service Root Folder, like in advanced settings of the ftp service. – Andrew Smith Jul 6 '12 at 9:14
  • Wouldn't it be easier to have the anonymous users start out in whatever directory you want to restrict them to, and then set permissions so they only have access to that directory? – HopelessN00b Jul 9 '12 at 12:40
  • Consider me a total IIS noob. That is exactly what I wanted to do, send them(anonymous users) to a particular dir and not give access to anything else. Couldn't figure out how. – nunespascal Jul 9 '12 at 12:43
  • You did figure this out, yes? If not, let me know and I'll post instructions. – HopelessN00b Jul 18 '12 at 1:25

You should try to disable anonymous authentication on FTP root folder, in FTP authentication settings, and add allow rule for anonymous access in FTP authorization rules only for specific directories.

That should work.

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