Event ID 8 — IIS FTP Service Availability

Updated: January 20, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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Internet Information Services (IIS) FTP service availability may decrease if the server cannot establish an appropriate connection to clients.

Event Details

Product: Internet Information Services
ID: 8
Source: Microsoft-Windows-IIS-FTP
Version: 7.0
Symbolic Name: FTPD_EVENT_CANNOT_CREATE_CLIENT_THREAD
Message: FTP Server could not create a client worker thread for user at host %1. The connection to this user is terminated. The data is the error.

Resolve

Stop and start the FTP service

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To stop and start the FTP Service:

  1. Open an elevated Command Prompt window. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  2. At the command prompt, type net stop msftpsvc.
  3. At the command prompt, type net start msftpsvc.

Verify

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that the FTP service is running:

  1. Open an elevated Command Prompt window. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  2. Type sc query msftpsvc, and press ENTER. The FTP service is running if the state reported for the service is 4 RUNNING.

Related Management Information

IIS FTP Service Availability

Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0

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