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Publishing FTP with SSL Certificate [Answered]RSS

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Last post Jun 19, 2015 05:01 AM by Pengzhen Song - MSFT

  • Publishing FTP with SSL Certificate

    Jun 18, 2015 07:27 PM|JanoX|LINK


    I have published FTP to out side.

    I sent my customer FTP link to browse and download documents "Link is similar to: FTP://ftp.mydomain.qa"... My customer reported to me that he is using IE, and he is not able to see the SSL lock in navigation bar as we usually see it in IE for HTTPs sites.

    My questions are:

    1. Please give me a screen shot for IE while browsing secure FTP
    2. Since my customer is not able to see secure FTP, so what can be my wrong?


  • Re: Publishing FTP with SSL Certificate

    Jun 18, 2015 09:36 PM|lextm|LINK

    1. IIS supports FTP over SSL, http://www.iis.net/learn/publish/using-the-ftp-service/using-ftp-over-ssl-in-iis-7 
    2. IE does not support FTP over SSL. So even if you get server side ready, the customer has to use a third party client, such as FileZilla.
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  • Re: Publishing FTP with SSL Certificate

    Jun 19, 2015 03:26 AM|JanoX|LINK

    All well, I need to be a little more specific with my questions:

    1. Is IIS Web site certificate is exactly same as FTP Site certificate?
    2. Since IE Does not support FTP over SSL, then does Google chrome or Firefox support FTP over SSL?
    3. When an end user copy the FTP URL in IE, then IE ask the end user to provide password "coz I am using basic auth",  so in this point, is this password transfer is encrypted? 
  • Re: Publishing FTP with SSL Certificate

    Jun 19, 2015 05:01 AM|Pengzhen Song - MSFT|LINK


    The certificate is same. And I think, none of browsers support FTPS protocol. You can try using Filezilla client.

    And when using FTPS in requests the username and password are encrypted.

    For more information, please refer to the document:


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