Checking FTP Server Log File

This section provides a tutorial example on how to check FTP server log file.

If you look the settings, you will find out that the log file is located in C:\WINDOWS\System32\LogFiles\MSFTPSVC1 directory. Open the last log file, exnnnnnn.log, you should see something like:

#Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.1
#Version: 1.0
#Date:  03:55:34
#Fields: time c-ip cs-method cs-uri-stem sc-status 
03:55:34 127.0.0.1 [1]USER anonymous 331
03:55:42 127.0.0.1 [1]PASS me@herongyang.com 230
03:55:49 127.0.0.1 [1]QUIT - 226
04:07:57 127.0.0.1 [2]sent /ftp.html 226
04:07:57 127.0.0.1 [2]sent /index.html 226
04:07:58 127.0.0.1 [2]sent /reference.html 226
03:55:49 127.0.0.1 [1]QUIT - 226

Interestingly, it did not record the "dir" command.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

FTP Server, Client and Commands

 Setting Up FTP Server with IIS

 FTP Command Line Client Program

 Downloading Files with FTP Commands

Checking FTP Server Log File

 Uploading Files to FTP Servers

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version