A. A. Directory annotation displays a file list and description for each FTP directory. It can be useful for visitors to understand what they are downloading. To implement follow the procedure below:

  1. Log on to the IIS server machine as an Administrator
  2. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
  3. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\msftpsvc\Parameters
  4. From the Edit menu select New - DWord value
  5. Enter the name AnnotateDirectories and press Enter
  6. Double click on the new value and set the value to 1
  7. You should now stop and restart the WWW server service

You now need to create a file called ~ftpsvc~.ckm in each directory where you wish the annotation. The file is just a normal ASCII format file.