How to Configure the FTP Server on Windows Embedded Standard 7 Touch Panel Computer.

Updated Nov 24, 2020


Operating System

  • Windows Embedded Standard (WES)


FTP Server, Touch Panel Computer

How do I configure my Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) Touch Panel Computer (TPC) for file transfers using FTP?

To configure the FTP Server on WES7 TPC please follow below steps:
  1. On the TPC go to Start»Control Panel»Administrative Tools and select Internet Information Service (IIS) Manager.
  2. Expand the local machine as shown in the picture below:
  1. Right-Click Sites and select add FTP Site... as shown: 
  1. Name your FTP site (Default FTP Site) and select the Physical path (C:\inetpub\ftproot) as shown:
  1. Enter the IP address of your TPC and enable Start FTP site automatically, select Allow SSL, and press Next as shown in the picture below: 
  1. Enable Anonymous Authentication, allow access to user groups, enable or disable read and write access and press Finish as shown:  

You should now be able to FTP to your WES7 TPC from another computer on the same subnet.