FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Use the FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions feature page to modify the number of times FTP will allow user to attempt unsuccessfully to log in within a specified time period before denying access to the IP address.

Related scenarios

UI Elements for FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements

Element Name

Description

Enable FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions

Enables and disables the FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions feature.

Maximum number of failed login attempts

Sets the number of times a user can attempt to log in unsuccessfully.

Time period (in seconds)

Sets the time period within which the failed attempts are accumulated.

Deny IP addresses based on the number of failed login attempts

Denies the IP address if the user attempts to log in unsuccessfully the maximum number of times within the given time period.

Write to the log only

Writes to the log if the user attempts to log in unsuccessfully the maximum number of times within the given time period. The IP address is still allowed access.

Actions Pane Elements

Element Name

Description

Apply

Applies changes to the FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions feature page.

Cancel

Cancels changes to the FTP Logon Attempt Restrictions feature page.