How to install FTP service in Windows Server 2003?

This article will guide you on how to install FTP service in Windows Server 2003:


  1. Click on Start → Control Panel → Add/Remove Programs → Add/Remove Windows Components, as shown in the below mentioned figure:

    Go to Add/Remove Windows Components from Control Panel


  2. Select Application Server → select Details.

    Select Application Serer and Click on Details Button


  3. Select Internet Information Services (IIS) → select Details.

    Select Internet Information Services (IIS) and Click on Details Button




  4. Select File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Service.

    Select File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Service


  5. Click on OK. You need to attach the ISO or the bootable media of Windows Server 2003 O.S., as it may be required.

  6. Click on Finish to complete the set up wizard.

    Click on Finish to Complete the Wizard

  7. You can see the FTP service installed in your VPS as shown below:

    Verify FTP Sites Created in IIS



  • 6 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to enable MS SQL server access in php?

The Microsoft Drivers for PHP are the PHP extensions that allows for reading and writing of SQL...

How to Upgrade PHP Version in Windows VPS?

More often you are required to upgrade the php version for your web applications in Windows VPS....

How to configure static Compression Ignore Hit Frequency in Windows Server 2012 R2/Window Server 2016?

Following is the article to ignore static Compression Ignore Hit Frequency in IIS10. Click on...

Recommended open ports in Windows Firewall of your VPS

Following is the list of recommended open ports in Firewall of your VPS: Make sure that the...

Recommended system configurations for Windows Server 2012/2016 OS

Windows Server 2012 offers a compelling upgrade from previous versions of Windows Server. As...