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W2K8 R2 Server: FTP config: easy money for experienced USA admin
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  • Posted: Wed, Feb 20, 2013
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  • Location: United States
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We have a VPN server provided by 1and1.com with full Remote Desktop access. I have configured it to run an FTP server on port 21 with 5 FTP IDs, each with access to different folders on the server. One folder is a "drop box" to receive daily file transfers from another web site, and the other 4 folders are different web sites. This way, I can hire someone to work on one web site, give them FTP access to it, and they won't be able to see or change any of the other web sites.

Inside WordPress, there are "update" features that allow us to specify FTP locations, IDs, & passwords, and the process will download, delete, and replace files within the web site. Although I believe I set up access rights the same for each site, it doesn't work for all 4. There are files & folders that were created prior to the proper security setup, and files/folders that can't be editing by the FTP IDs or even the admin IDs when logged into the server remotely.

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