Setting up an FTP server is often regarded as a pretty difficult task and in most cases it actually is. Nonetheless, you can use a specialized utility that tries to smooth all the hardships and change some of the misconceptions.
It goes by the name of Cesar FTP and it's an application that has been specifically developed to serve as a quick method to create and control an FTP server, so you don't have to spend much time configuring it.
The interface is simple and easy to use even for those uninitiated in using this kind of utilities. With a couple of clicks you'll be able to create the users and user groups that have access to the server and also choose the areas they are allowed to enter.
Even if Cesar FTP allows you create special rules for each user, unfortunately it doesn't come with a dedicated client so you can manage your files easily. The utility helps you control the accounts with a single click, but it doesn't feature a mans of locking the files currently uploaded on the server.
Among the many options you can set for Cesar FTP, there are some really useful like those for limiting the number of connections from a single IP or for setting up the ban rules and the upload quota.
Overall however, Cesar FTP is a pretty useful tool that deserves a try, mostly thanks to how fast and easy you can set up the server. The operation is straightforward and requires no specialized knowledge so all types of users can enjoy it.