Re: Is there any problem by running both ftp and Http in the same Machine

From: Aneesh (
Date: 10/27/04

Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:12:14 +0530

Thanks Andy..I'll do all those. Then is it possible, for allowing a
particular user ftp access..

Aneesh ]

"Andrew Mitchell" <> wrote in message
> "Aneesh" <> said
> > Hi,
> > I am very new to Windows 2000 security. V r planning to host our new
> > product which uses ftp, http, and SQL server. i just wanna know, will
> > there be any pbms from the hackers,by running all these in the same
> > machine? if so how can we overcome this without using several individual
> > servers. I just wanna ensure that only some predefined members can
> > access the ftp. Pls explain the detail steps.
> FTP and HTTP should be fine. Are you planning on running SQL on the same
> If so, I'd recommend you put the server behind a firewall and only open
> 80 and 21 for incoming traffic.
> Just make sure you have all service packs, run the IISLockdown tool, and
> follow the steps in the Windows 2000 hardening guide.
> spx
> The IIS5 security checklist is also a good resouce and can be found at
> /tips/iis5chk.mspx
> --
> Andy