IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login. [Answered]RSS

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Last post Dec 28, 2008 11:04 PM by steve schofield

  • IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 13, 2008 03:43 PM|toncij|LINK

    I've tried now for the 50th time to use FTP service but I've failed.

    Constantly I get 530 error.... I've followed exact instructions but it didn't help.

    I've added auth providers, user, added user allow rules, passwords, ftp sites, checked app pool... everything is normal and default...

     Is there some known problem?

  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 14, 2008 03:17 AM|ma_khan|LINK

    Please go through the following:



  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 14, 2008 10:39 PM|qbernard|LINK

    what ftp mode you using ? isolation? user is IIS Manager or Windows? you need to provide more info, and app pool got no relationship with ftp.

    next - 530 if it is directory in accessible - you can try filemon to trace where FTP is sending the user to and look at related permission issue.

    Bernard Cheah
  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 17, 2008 07:40 PM|JaroDunajsky|LINK

    Also, are you using the FTP server that ships with OS or the out-of-band flavor available from www.iis.net?

    The out-of-band FTP server supports ETW tracing that could help you to narrow down your problem.

    FTP server also support detailed local errors (when you check the response from the server on the local client, you will likely get more detailed reason what failed).

    Jaroslav Dunajsky (MSFT, IIS)
  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 17, 2008 09:06 PM|toncij|LINK

    I'm using the IIS.net one, yes. I will try some more things soon...

  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 18, 2008 05:25 PM|HerrRossi|LINK

    Do you restart the service? (That was my failed some weeks ago :) )

    Next you can test you firewall. disable the firewall for a moment and then try to connect.

  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 26, 2008 11:53 PM|ashok854|LINK

    it does not seem to be firewall issue. cause he is able to connect. but still he can check.

    is you are ussing AD/ Domain Environment you try at:




  • Re: IIS7 FTP - 530 User cannot login.

    Dec 28, 2008 11:04 PM|steve schofield|LINK

    If you are using AD / User isolation, here is an article I recently published.


    Steve Schofield
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