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    how do u set ftp for root so he can get into all domains at the same time in a single login

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    I suggest utilizing SFTP if root access is required to transfer files. SFTP is essentially FTP over SSH and is supported by most common FTP clients such as Filezilla. However, special attention should be paid to the ownership of the files. Uploading a file as "root" will result in the "root" ownership of that file instead of ownership by the account username.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cPanelMichael View Post
    Hello

    I suggest utilizing SFTP if root access is required to transfer files. SFTP is essentially FTP over SSH and is supported by most common FTP clients such as Filezilla. However, special attention should be paid to the ownership of the files. Uploading a file as "root" will result in the "root" ownership of that file instead of ownership by the account username.

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    okay but as root can i with a single login to sftp view all the public_html of all the domans in the server at the same time?

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    You can view public_html of all domains with root user.
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