Looking for an FTP server

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  1. Yep

    Yep Knick knack paddy whack, give the old dog a bone

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    I need an FTP server that meets the following criteria:

    1) Freeware (open source preferred just to support the effort) for commercial use as well
    2) Runs as a system service
    3) Supports more than 15-20 concurrent users
    4) Supports resuming of downloads by clients
    5) Installs on Win2k Server

    Number 2 I can work around if I HAVE to but really want it to run as a system service. I found acFTP 1.4 on Scoureforge which seems to do everything I need but I can't find any documentation on it. The readme says to edit the config files but I can't find anywhere in the docs or online where it is demonstrated.

    Second question, doesn't Win2K server have a built in FTP server?
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I've used MS ftp service - kinda nice since it can dynamically use different directories for each user. You CAN use the same accounts as your regular AD accounts, but be aware that ftp is not secure, and thus your password could be intercepted. Best to lock down that account.
     
  4. Yep

    Yep Knick knack paddy whack, give the old dog a bone

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    I ended up going with MS FTP Service. Paid for it with the license, might as well use it. Had a hell of a time getting it installed properly but it seems to be humming along and supports resuming since version 4.0 so I think this will work.
     

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