How to configure FileZilla FTP server in Windows

on Monday, September 26, 2011
Installation and Setup - Windows

1. Download from following link.

2. Run the exe installer

3. Select admin port and remember this port

4. Launch FileZilla Server Interface

5. Enter port from above, enter (new) password for administration, click ok/connect

6. Create a user and/or group with permissions to a home directory.

7. Add additional directory and set the alias name to display within home directory (e.g. /AliasName)

Setup Firewall in Windows 2008

1. Open "Windows Firewall with Advanced Security"

2. Click "New Rule" in right pane under "Inbound Rules"

3. Select Program and click "Next"

4. Browse C:\Program Files (x86)\FileZilla Server\FileZilla server.exe and click "Next"

5. Choose "Allow the connection" and click "Next"

6. Choose Domain, Private & Public and cli ck "Next"

7. Give name as "Filezilla Server Ports" and click "Finish"

Setup Firewall in Windows 2003

1. Open Control panel

2. Click "Windows Firewall"

3. Click "Exceptions" Tab

4. Click "Add Programs"

5. Browse C:\Program Files\FileZilla Server\FileZilla server.exe