HOW TO CREATE AN FTP ACCOUNT IN CPANEL?

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generate remote backup configFTP files and folders could also be accessed through your cPanel username and password.

You can also create an FTP user account for a confidential or specific account. Moreover, you can use this folder to limit the user’s access to your root folder.

Follow these simple steps to create an FTP account in cPanel:

  1. Sign-in to your cPanel account.
  2. Go to the “Files” section, Tap on the “FTP Accounts”
  3. Locate “Add FTP Account” option, underneath it, Type the following details:
  • Log in: Your FTP Username e.g., User1.
  • Password: type a strong password. You can also use the ‘Password Generator’
  • Directory: For public access, enter “public_html” or change folder address to a different folder address like “public_html/User1”. Due to this, the FTP user will have access to that specific User1 Moreover, the FTP user could not access the folders outside of the “public_html/User1”.
  1. Specify your Quota/Limit: choose the limit or select the unlimited option.
  2. Finally, click the “Create FTP Account”

Access your newly created FTP account by entering the following data.

  • Host: Enter your Website IP address or website name like ftp.example.com
  • Username: NewFTPUser@example.com
  • FTP Port: 21 (Default port is 21)
  • FTP Password: Type your FTP Password