In addition to the World Wide Web service, Microsoft Personal
Web Server includes File Transfer Protocol (FTP).
To create an FTP site on your computer
By default, your home directory is C:\WebShare\Ftproot. You
can, however, set a different directory to be the FTP home
To set a different directory to be the home directory
After you have set up your home directory, you can configure
To configure your home directory
Traditionally, anonymous FTP users log on by using their
e-mail addresses as passwords. Note that Internet Explorer
automatically logs on anonymously to all FTP servers that permit
If you want to prevent people from using user names, select the Allow Only Anonymous Connections check box.
When Allow Only Anonymous Connections is selected, no
account other than "anonymous" can log on. This is
useful for security because intruders cannot attempt to gain
access with the administrator account.
To get information about all the current connections to your FTP site
If you do not have File and Print Sharing enabled, the FTP Service uses the Local User Administration to create users, groups, and passwords for users and groups.
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