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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dumbdave, Aug 2, 2004.

  1. dumbdave

    dumbdave Registered

    Aug 2, 2004
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    i wish to add ftp accounts to my site. it seemed simple until i read the following paragraph(s). i just want each user be able to upload and download specific to their username/ftp account, without giving them access to the other accounts/users. in plain english please.. help!

    If you enter a single / in the directory box, the new FTP user will have access to the entire public_html directory and all directories under it. If you just want the new user to be able to access a sub-domain, just set the directory box to the same value as the sub-domain's root name, which is listed in parenthesis on the sub-domain section of this control panel.

    Please be aware that the new user will have read/write access to the directory you choose and every directory below it. For example, if you choose to add the user john, and give the user access to /home/dave/public_html/john directory, the user will be able to add, edit, rename and remove any file or directory in /home/dave/public_html/john.
  2. ISNScott

    ISNScott Member

    Jul 16, 2004
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    go to ftp accounts and add

    and say you want the user scott with the password hello to only access the scott dir you would put

    username - scott
    password - hello
    dir - /scott

    its that simple, that would make the user scott only access the dir scott
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  3. faqall

    faqall Active Member

    Jul 17, 2004
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    i found this to be UN TRUE!!!!!!!

    WHM 10.0.0 cPanel 10.0.0-R143
    RedHat 9 i686 - WHM X v3.1.0

    using ws_ftp

    made user test
    pass test
    dir /test

    log in

    i can change to any dir i want and upload anywhere... using pureftp

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