Microsoft IIS 10.0 – Installing FTP on IIS 10.0

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In this recipe, we are going to install an FTP server on Windows Server 2016. We will open IIS Manager to check whether the FTP server has been installed or not.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Windows Server 2016 instance with IIS 10.0 installed. You should also have administrative privileges.

How to do it…

  1. Log in to Windows Server 2016 with an administrator account.
  2. Click on the Start menu or search for Server Manager and open it.
  3. You have to click on the Add roles and features link, or you can find the same option in the Manage menu at the top:
  1. Once you open the Add Roles and Features window, click on Next until you get to the Server Roles window.
  1. Select the FTP Server checkbox, click on Next, and then click on the Install button. You will get the FTP server installed on your WIN2016IIS Windows Server 2016 server:
  1. Click on the Close button. Now we have to check on the IIS server whether FTP features have been installed or not.
  2. Open IIS Manager on Windows Server 2016. Click on the WIN2016IIS server. You will see the features view. We have successfully installed the FTP component, as shown here:
  1. You will see the FTP features view highlighted.

How it works…

In this recipe, we installed FTP server on Windows Server 2016 and also opened IIS Manager to check whether it had been installed or not.

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