Windows server provides out-of-the-box FTP server feature in IIS. When I say OTB, I mean it.  Most of the process to configure FTP server in IIS 7.5 and Windows Server 2008 (or R2) and configure FTP server in IIS 8 and Windows Server 2012 are same. To configuration FTP server in IIS following steps should be followed: Install Web Server (IIS) in Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 (Which is very easy to figure out). Add role service - FTP Server. Create your first or I say "Hello World FTP" site. Here is the step-by-step guide to Install IIS  Web Server and add FTP server roles in Windows Server 2008 R2 Step: Open Server manager  and right click on Roles and select "Add Roles" Step: On click "Add Roles" will bring up some begin Add Roles wizard and lots of stuffs to read if you want, once » Read more

 Jsinh        

I recently installed an evaluation version of Windows Server 2008 (web edition) for some research thingy. So in order to use IIS, I added web server role using server manager wizard. Normally I would expect to see IIS Manager, so I can configure IIS for further use but I don't see them or able to find it on this server. Seems my Windows Server 2008 is missing "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager". I tried to find it using search from start menu, no luck Next option was to open up IIS manager from run so I hit Windows + R > inetmgr, no luck again Okey so lets find it from server manager, try to expand Web Server role from server manager and no luck there too I comes to my knowledge why I was lost. Windows Server 2008 ships with IIS 7 and when you enable Web Server role i. » Read more

 Jsinh