File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

Prerequisites:

   • Create a folder and share it.

   • Place files inside the folder.

Step 1: In Server machine, Go to Server manager --> Roles --> Add Roles


Step 2: Click Next --> Check Web Server (IIS) --> Click Next .


Step 3: Check FTP Server --> Click Next --> Click Install




Step 4: After installation, Start --> Administrative Tools --> Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.


Step 5: Expand the left panel


Step 6: Right click on Sites --> Choose 'Add FTP Site'


Step 7: Provide FTP site name and provide shared folder path in physical path field.


Step 8: Choose server IP address from dropdown; Choose 'No SSL' option --> Click Next


Step 9: Check Anonymous and Basic --> Choose 'All users' for Allow access to field --> Check Read and Write under permissions --> Click Finish


Step 10: Go to Client machine, Open command prompt using cmd command in Run; type 'ftp IPADDRESS' (eg: ftp 192.168.150.104)


Step 11: Provide username and password --> FTP connection is established


Step 12: type 'help' command to get the list of commands available under FTP