FTP Publishing Service (System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows XP Operating Systems)
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Service Name: MSFtpsvc
Executable Name: inetinfo.exe
Log On As: NetworkService
Description: Provides File Transfer Protocol (FTP) connectivity and administration through the Internet Information Service (IIS) snap-in. Features include bandwidth throttling, security accounts, and extensible logging. This includes the new FTP User Isolation feature, which allows users to access only their files on an FTP site. In addition, there is improved international support.
If the service is stopped or disabled, the computer cannot function as an FTP server.
Available on: Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition and Windows Server 2003, Web Edition.
Installed through: Add/Remove Windows Components, Application Server, Internet Information Services (IIS).
Startup type: Automatic
Service status: Started
This service depends on the following system components:
IIS Admin Service
Remote Procedure Call
Security Accounts Manager
The following system components depend on this service: None
IP Port Numbers used:
TCP: 20 (data), 21