Impersonation settings are used to specify a Windows user account that WS_FTP Server uses to request access to folders used by a host. This includes local system folders and network folders specified with a UNC name.
This option may also be used to specify an account to use to access a Windows domain or an Active Directory user database.
To set user impersonation settings for a host:
Warning: The credentials saved to the database are encrypted. If you do not want to save your credentials to the database, however, you can change the user that the services and the IIS Web site run as to achieve the same effect for the entire server (if you use IIS as your web server). For more information, see Changing user context on the services.