Configure Firewall to Support FTP Site on IIS

In this article you will learn how to configure a Firewall to support a FTP Site in IIS.

Introduction

In this article you will learn how to configure a Firewall to support a FTP Site in IIS.

Through this article we will configure the Firewall so that the FTP Server can be enabled to receive a Passive Data Connection form the Firewall.

Step 1

First of all open your Administrative Tools from the Start Menu.

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Now your Administrator Tools will be opened, among these tools you will find an option named "IIS Manager", double click on this option to open it.

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Step 2

On the left hand side you will see that a pane is provided named "Connection pane", in this Connection pane your server name will be provided. Single-click on this Server Name to open it.

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Step 3

Now in the FTP Features View an option will be available named "FTP Firewall Support", double-click on this option to open it.

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Step 4

Now the Firewall Support Page will be opened, here you will see that two Text Boxes are provided, one for the port and another for the IP Address.

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Now provide the Range of Ports for the Data Channel Port Range, but remember that you can't provide the range between 0 and 1024 since these ports are reserved ports.

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Step 5

After providing the Port Range and IP Address, click on the "Apply" button provided in the Connection Pane.

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