1.    08 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Firewall blocking port 21 even though IIS FTP server is enabled


    I'm puzzled. If I turn off windows firewall I can hit the FTP server from the WAN fine and even from the LAN. Turn the firewall back on and that port is blocked! When I installed IIS for the FTP server I added (ticked the boxes) for FTP Server in the firewall.

    The $64,000 question is this; why is the firewall being a pest?


    Update: I added my own inbound rule for ports 20-21. I can connect via the WAN but the LAN says it's blocked. What am I missing????
    Last edited by Handler; 08 Apr 2016 at 16:56.
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  2.    09 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Strange as it is, I had to make my own inbound firewall rule for this to work. The builtin one must be there for show. It's windows! Go figure!
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