April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019
In this guide, you will learn how to setup multiple FTP accounts that will allow separate users to connect to the FTP server and upload, download, or edit files. It’s a useful tool, as you do not need to share your main account credentials and you can also configure which directories can be accessed by the newly created FTP user.
Before you begin this guide you’ll need the following:
To begin creating a new FTP user, you will need to navigate to FTP Accounts section under the Files category.
Afterwards, a screen with the creation details will be prompted.
public_htmlit will be able to manage all directories/files inside. However, directories above
public_htmlwill not be reachable.
Once the data is filled in, press the Create button and you will see a confirmation screen with the details.
Lastly, the newly created profile will appear in the List of Active FTP Accounts table. Using that section, you will be able to manage your FTP accounts and Delete them if no longer required.
Congratulations! You have successfully learned to create additional FTP users on Hostinger control panel. To connect with the user, an FTP client such as FileZilla can be used. A tutorial on how to configure it can be found here.
Access your cPanel using your login credentials. Afterwards, you will need to find the FTP accounts feature, which is located under Files section.
To create a new FTP account, it is required to fill in the following fields:
Click Create FTP Account button. After clicking the button You will see
Account Created message, this means that the account was created successfully.
IMPORTANT! Any other parent or sister directories will NOT be available for this FTP User. Child sub-directories WILL be accessible.
Congratulations! Using this simple and easy to follow tutorial, you have learned how to create a new, separate FTP Account. By using this feature, you can setup things your way and provide certain people access to certain parts of your page!