FTP Authorization Rules
Updated: February 29, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012
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.
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.
Displays the user names or user groups to whom the rule applies.
Displays the Microsoft Windows role or .NET roles to which the rule applies, for example, the Administrator role.
Displays the FTP permissions to which this rule applies, for example, Read or Write.
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.
Enables you to edit the selected rule.
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.
Microsoft Windows authorization rules specify that if a user has been denied access, the Deny rule takes precedence over all other rules.
Select this option to manage access to content for both anonymous and authenticated users.
All Anonymous Users
Select this option to manage access to content for users who are not authenticated.
Specified roles or user groups
Select this option to manage access to content for specific Microsoft Windows roles or user groups.
Select this option to manage access to content for a specific user account.
Specifies whether the specified users have read permissions.
Specifies whether the specified users have write permissions.