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FTP Authorization Rules

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: February 29, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2



You can use the FTP Authorization Rules page to manage the list of Allow or Deny rules that control access to content. The rules appear on a list, and you can change the order of the rules to grant access to some users and deny access to others at the same time. Additionally, you can use the FTP Authorization Rules page to view information about other rules such as Mode, Users, Roles, or Permissions.

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The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

 

Element Name Description

Mode

Displays the type of rule. Values can be either Allow or Deny. Mode values indicate whether the rule is designed to allow or deny access to content.

noteNote
If a role, user, or group has been specifically denied access by one rule, it cannot be granted access by another. To grant access, create the rules with the Allow rule at the top of the list.

Users

Displays the user names or user groups to whom the rule applies.

Roles

Displays the Microsoft Windows role or .NET roles to which the rule applies, for example, the Administrator role.

Permissions

Displays the FTP permissions to which this rule applies, for example, Read or Write.

 

Element Name Description

Add Allow Rule

Opens the Add Allow Authorization Rule dialog box so that you can create an Allow rule.

Add Deny Rule

Opens the Add Deny Authorization Rule dialog box so that you can create a Deny rule.

Edit

Enables you to edit the selected rule.

Remove

Removes the selected rule.

When you configure your FTP authorization settings, also configure your FTP authentication settings.

Use the Add Allow Authorization Rule,the Edit Allow Authorization Rule, the Add Deny Authorization Rule, or the Edit Deny Authorization Rule dialog box to define rules for access to content.

ImportantImportant
Microsoft Windows authorization rules specify that if a user has been denied access, the Deny rule takes precedence over all other rules.

 

Element Name Description

All Users

Select this option to manage access to content for both anonymous and authenticated users.

noteNote
Be sure to position this rule underneath any rules that grant access to content. If this rule is at the top of the rules list, all users are denied access to content.

All Anonymous Users

Select this option to manage access to content for users who are not authenticated.

noteNote
If you use this rule, all users must have a valid basic or custom authentication user account and password to be able to authenticate.

Specified roles or user groups

Select this option to manage access to content for specific Microsoft Windows roles or user groups.

noteNote
If you use this rule, all members of the specified roles and groups must have a valid basic or custom authentication user account and password to be able to authenticate.

Specified users

Select this option to manage access to content for a specific user account.

noteNote
If you use this option, all users must have a valid basic or custom authentication user account and password to be able to authenticate.

Read

Specifies whether the specified users have read permissions.

Write

Specifies whether the specified users have write permissions.

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