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During an installation of Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or Small Business Server 4.0 or 4.0a, the FTP service is installed to allow inbound FTP. Because this is a security risk, the service is not install by default in Small Business Server (SBS) version 4.5.
The FTP service can be installed from the compact disc; however, it is up to the users to decide whether or not to open up the server to a potential security hole.
This does not prevent someone from using FTP from a client or the server to gain access to an FTP site. Inbound FTP is not supported on SBS by default.
To install the FTP service:
The only functionality that exists by default is the ability to transfer files to and from another server through the FTP client on the Small Business Server.
NOTE: It is recommended that you install Proxy 2.0 Service Pack 1 after installing the FTP server component on your SBS box. Proxy 2.0 Service Pack 1 can be downloaded from:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/archive/proxy/msp2sp1.mspxBy default, the FTP server requires a domain user name and password to access the FTP server. To allow users to log in to the FTP server, they must have the user right Log on locally. To allow anonymous access, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/210459/EN-US/ )How to Set Up FTP Server on Same Server as Proxy Server
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