FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a standard internet protocol used, as the name suggests, to transfer files between computers. FTP software uses a client-server model so it requires two parts, an FTP client and an FTP server.
How to install the FTP server components on Windows 10
Windows 10 includes support to set up an FTP server, you need to add the required components manually.
To install the FTP server components, do the following:
- Open Control Panel.
- Click on Programs.
- Under "Programs and Features," click the Turn Windows features on or off-link.
4. Expand the "Internet Information Services" feature, and expand the FTP server option.
5. Check the FTP Extensibility and FTP Service options.
6. Check the Web Management Tools option with the default selections, but making sure that the IIS Management Console option is checked.
7. Click the OK button.
8. Click the Close button.
Once you've completed the steps, the components to set up an FTP server will be installed on your device.