I'm trying to add an anonymous access on a IIS Ftp server (v7.5) on windows 2008-r2

I added IUSR account to my folder with full access. I stopped the firewall on both sides (client and server)

Each time I try to connect from Filezilla (or ftp cli command) with anonymous account, I get :

530-User cannot log in.
 Win32 error:   Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.
 Error details: An error occured during the authentication process.
530 End
Login failed.

Under cmd.exe, I get this :

Connected to mysite.
220 Microsoft FTP Service
User (mysite:(none)): anonymous
331 Anonymous access allowed, send identity (e-mail name) as password.
530 User cannot log in.
Login failed.


Sounds weird but now after having open/close the "Anonymous Authentication Credential" window (which, by the way, have the field "password" with three dots, I don't know why)

now I can connect a client but I get this "Failed to retrieve directory listing"

What the ???


Did you add FTP Extensibility feature to when you add the FTP role?

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  • Yes I added the whole package – Stef Oct 16 '14 at 20:33

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