FTP Site Over SSL In IIS

Refresher:

FTP: The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network. FTP is built on a client-server model architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and the server.

WinSCP

FileZilla

“ftps://10.0.0.5” => Implicit FTPS

Conclusions:

  • The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.
  • Authentication is the process of proving that you are who you say you are.
  • Authorization is the act of granting an authenticated party permission to do something.
  • FTPS has two forms: explicit FTPS (ftpes://) and implicit FTPS (ftps://).
  • Implicit FTPS requires TCP Port 990.

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