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 Change the RDP User's Password in Windows Server 2012 R2?

Following is the steps to change the Administrator Password of Window Server 2012 R2. Log on...

How to Set Custom php.ini file on my Web Hosting Service?

Sometimes you are required to set custom php environmental variables or update php settings for...

FTP Error: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files...

Can I open APN port 2195 on my VPS?

You will get full administrative control of your VPS, therefore you can surely open/close any...

How to install PHP 7 on windows server Manually?

It is required to install the PHP on your windows web server to run the PHP Website. Before we...