As a sysadmin, our basic responsibilities is to provide a secure infrastructure to the organization. In our daily function we come across a lot of request for FTP user creation. FTP is a service which allows user to transfer files from one system/server to a remote server/system.
FTP User Isolation is one of the best ways to secure your IIS FTP site and prevent users from accessing restricted content. Whether your Windows Cloud server provides dedicated hosting or shared hosting, leveraging FTP user isolation will provide an additional layer of security over the standard authentication and authorization.
FTP User Isolation can be leveraged anytime you want to restrict users to specific content folders within a site.
This FTP turorial will guide you with the steps to create the FTP user isolation with virtual directories.
Steps to create an FTP