HOW TO CREATE AND USE FTP SERVER ON WINDOWS 10

If you want to share files to the cloud without any limits then you can create you own FTP server to share files. In this guide we will show you how to do it.

What is FTP server?

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is typically a cloud storage server. It is used to share the files on a public or in a private network. You can create it in your own, easy to use, more convenient and faster. You can store unlimited data into the server that means there is no limits at all.

Whatever the file size is you can easily store into the FTP server. You can also create multiple accounts to make it easier to friends and family members. 1000GB is not at all a matter you can create more than that.

You can find many apps to store the data into the private server which means there is no security at all. Once you create your own there is no need to turn back to the other applications.

We will show the easy steps to create an FTP server and manage it.

HOW TO INSTALL AN FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL SERVER ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10 will run the FTP server easily. Follow the steps to install the FTP server on windows 10:

  1. Click on search icon.
  2. Search for control panel.
  3. Click on top result to open.
  4. Click Programs.
  5. Click on Programs & Features.
  6. Click on Turn windows features on or off.
  7. Click on the internet information service.
  8. Choose FTP server option.
  9. Click on + to expand FTP server.
  10. Choose FTP extensibility and FTP service.
  11.  Choose Web Management Tools.
  12. Click OK.
  13. Click on Close.

HOW TO USE FTP SERVER ON WINDOWS 10

IF YOU DONE all the steps above then you need to create and use your FTP on windows 10. Follow the steps to create FTP server:

  1. Click on search icon.
  2. Search for control panel.
  3. Click on top result to open.
  4. Select system and security.
  5. Click on administrative tools.
  6. click two times on Internet Information Service manager.
  7. Right-click on Sites located on the connection pane.
  8. Choose Add FTP website.
  9. Enter the new name of the FTP website.
  10. Navigate to the folder.
  11. Click on Next.
  12. Select No SSL and don’t change anything.
  13. Choose basic under authentication.
  14. Choose specified user using drop down menu.
  15. Enter your email address.
  16. Choose Read and Write under Permissions.
  17. Check all changes to confirm.
  18. Click Finish.

HOW TO ACCESS FTP THROUGH WINDOWS FIREWALL

Windows firewall will always block the access of the FTP. Follow the steps to allow FTP through the Windows Firewall.

  1. Click on the search icon.
  2. Search for the windows firewall.
  3. Click on the top result to open.
  4. Click on Allow an app or feature through windows firewall.
  5. Click on change settings.
  6. Choose FTP server and check all the options.
  7. Click on OK.

That’s it you can now ready to use without any restrictions.

HOW TO OPEN AN FTP SERVER ON ANY SYSTEM

  1. OPEN YOUR BROWSER.
  2. Type windows 10 pc IP address.
  3. Note your ftp IP address.

Use google chrome or any browser to check your IP address and make sure it is reachable to your FTP server.

That’s it you can now ready to upload the files you want.

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