Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Allow Passive FTP Ports 2008 Firewall

In Windows Server 2008 R2 the windows advanced firewall has an option for Passive FTP ports.

However on Windows Server 2008 (not the R2 version) there is no passive option for FTP.

So how do you allow all the randomly generated passive FTP ports to allow inbound traffic?

The easiest way to do this is to allow the process that handles the FTP traffic "inetinfo.exe".


  1. if don't have inetinfo.exe??how do you do?

  2. i have a problem to using dir. i have two server.
    Windows server 2003 And windows server 2008.
    When i trying ftp from windows server 2003 to 2008. Connected but ftp hangs when i try to list folder in ftp on dir. But when trying ftp from laptop. successful. So, what should i do??