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It is an interesting question about how to install only FTP server on Win 7 RC. But my research reveals a few interesting points.

You can install only FTP server related items in the dialog.


OK, if you don’t choose IIS Management Console like I do, then after installation you will find no place to configure FTP sites. Right?cloud_rain

Aha, in fact you can still configure FTP. The ways are,

  • Manually edit %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config.
  • Playing with %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe.

You can get familiar with both the config file schema and appcmd syntax from

Enjoy it.sun