Session maintains system credentials - FTP Problem Username / Pass



One of my customers is experiencing a wierd issue when using FTP from CLI or
from GUI like putty or CuteFTP. User opens ftp connection and it
automatically uses signon username of the machine. I checked the FTP cmd's
and it appears that we could use the -n switch "Suppresses the ability to log
on automatically when the initial connection is made". I've never seen a
machine do this and need to know how to turn this off completely. Is this a
setting on local machine or within Active Directory. I'm stumped on this one!

What it should look like
C:\>ftp x.x.x.x
Connected to x.x.x.x.
220 FTP Server v (Build 23) ready...
User (x.x.x.x:(none)): test
331 Password required for test.
230 User test logged in.
ftp> ls

What it actually looks like: WAY is the username on the XP box
C:\>ftp x.x.x.x
Connected to x.x.x.x.
220-FTP Server (user 'WAY')
User (x.x.x.x:(none)): test
530-User/pass denied -- not logged in
Login failed.

Steven L Umbach

One possibility to check is stored credentials. Have the user open Control
Panel and go to user accounts, select his account, and then open manage my
network passwords in the upper left hand corner to see if any reference to
that connection exists.


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