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

Can I downgrade my Classic Windows VPS plan?

No, we do not allow Windows VPS downgrade due to the limitation of MS Hyper-V virtualization...

How to Enable Remote Desktop Audio in Windows VPS?

Sometimes you wish to play audio/video sound from your VPS, but you cannot due to the virtual...

Network Wide Port Blocks

For the security reasons, we have blocked inbound traffic for following ports: Telnet - Port...

How to change VPS administrator password from Windows VPS Management Portal?

You can change the Windows VPS Administrator Password directly from VPS Web Management Portal....

Can I Monitor and Login To User's Account As SmarterMail Administrator?

Yes, you can monitor and login to user's mailboxes as SmarterMail administrator using Impersonate...