You can use the FTP Authorization Rules page to manage the list of Allow or Deny rules that control access to content. The rules appear on a list, and you can change the order of the rules to grant access to some users and deny access to others at the same time. Additionally, you can use the FTP Authorization Rules page to view information about other rules such as Mode, Users, Roles, or Permissions.

UI Element List

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


Displays the type of rule. Values can be either Allow or Deny. Mode values indicate whether the rule is designed to allow or deny access to content.


If a role, user, or group has been specifically denied access by one rule, it cannot be granted access by another. To grant access, you must create the rules with the Allow rule appearing at the top of the list.


Displays the user names or user groups to whom the rule applies.


Displays the Microsoft Windows role or .NET roles to which the rule applies, for example, the Administrator role.


Displays the FTP permissions to which this rule applies, for example, Read or Write.

Actions Pane Elements

Element Name Description

Add Allow Rule

Opens the Add Allow Authorization Rule dialog box so that you can create an Allow rule.

Add Deny Rule

Opens the Add Deny Authorization Rule dialog box so that you can create a Deny rule.


Enables you to edit the selected rule.


Removes the selected rule.


When you configure your FTP authorization settings, you should also configure your FTP authentication settings.

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