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Files on server

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by popeye, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. popeye

    popeye Well-Known Member

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    Hi can anyone tell me why this happens,

    On my server i have 3 drives one for boot 2 for files, all new customers go in folder called clients,

    But when i login via WinSCP i look in home directory and it shows some customers files in there but only the ones i have restored from cPanel backups, but when i open one then go back it takes me to the folder clients not home ? but cant understand why they show in there and clients.
     
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    Hello :)

    You can review the directory you have configured as your default "Home" directory via:

    "WHM Home » Server Configuration » Basic cPanel & WHM Setup"

    Based on your description, there may be a symbolic link configured for the account. Thus, the symbolic link directs you back to the "clients" directory. You can utilize the "ls -al" command via SSH to get a better idea of what is stored in the /home directory. EX:

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    ls -al /home
    Thank you.
     
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    popeye Well-Known Member

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    Hi just had a look in there its called /clientfiles that's where all my customers websites are stored ?
     
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    WHM Home » Server Configuration » Basic cPanel & WHM Setup specifies /clientfiles as default home, then yes then yes all files will be under that folder.
     
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    If you have configured that directory as your "Home" directory, then yes, the accounts will be stored there instead of in the /home directory.

    Thank you.
     
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