User FTP Access using Internet Explorer and Pure-FTP

With newer versions of IE and Pure-FTP, users do not have the ability to simply type into their browsers and get a login prompt with a username and password field. The default functionality now is to assume anonymous access, and in most cases this is disabled for security purposes. To achieve the desired functionality mentioned previously, a change needs to be made in the Pure-FTP configuration. In /etc/pure-ftpd.conf add (or change it yo “Yes” if it exists) the following:

BrokenClientsCompatibility Yes