How to setup FTP User Account and Group in Active Directory Administrative Centre on Windows Server 2012 (Part -1)

How to setup FTP User Account and Group in Active Directory Administrative Centre   on Windows Server 2012 (Part -1)

Are you a Windows Server System Admin? If so, you’d almost certainly need to setup FTP User Account and Group in AD DC on Win Server 2012.

Here’s a quick (visual) guide on how to setup FTP User Account and Group:

Step 1: Open the “Server Manager.” (Check the screenshot below)

1 Server Manager

Step 2: Go to the “Tools” option and then, select the “Active Director Administrative Center” option from the dropdown menu that appears. (Check the screenshot below)

Open Active Directory Administrative Center -1

Step 3: Right click on the “Domain Name” option. Now, select the “New” option.

Step 4: Next, click on the “Group” option. (Check the screenshot below)

Click on Domain Name then New Group -2

 

 

Step 5: Enter the desirable “Group Name.”

Here, in our case we are using “FTP_Users” as group name and “ftuser” as user name.

Create a new user following the same process and add the new user in members of FTP_User group. (Check the screenshot below)

Enter Group Name and click on OK -3

Step 6: Right Click on “FTP_Users” group and select the “Properties” option from the menu that appears. (Check the screenshot below)

Right click on ftpuser  then select properties -4

Step 7: Under “Members”, click on the “Add” option. (Check the screenshot below)

Click on Add Member of -6

 

Step 8: Find “User Account” and click on the “OK” button. (Check the screenshot below)

Select ftuser and click on OK -7

Step 9: Next, click on the “Ok” button to save all changes. (Check the screenshot below)

Again click on OK -8

 

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