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When you attempt to customize privacy settings and override cookie handling for individual Web sites, either of the following behaviors may occur:
This behavior occurs if you attempt to override cookie handling for FTP sites. Note that cookies are not a feature of the FTP protocol, and therefore, you are unable to configure privacy settings for FTP sites. Privacy settings are valid only for Web sites that use the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) or Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) protocols.
When you type ftp://ftp.domain_name.com in the Address of Web site box, Internet Explorer recognizes that this is an invalid protocol with regard to privacy settings and displays the message described in the "Symptoms" section of this article.
For additional information about managing cookies in Internet Explorer, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
283185For additional information about default privacy settings in Internet Explorer, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185/EN-US/ )How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6
293222For additional information about custom privacy settings in Internet Explorer, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/293222/EN-US/ )The Default Privacy Settings for Internet Explorer 6
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/298628/EN-US/ )Per Site Privacy Actions Do Not Work as Expected
Article ID: 303477 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.3