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FTP Account separate to cPanel

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Cleverhosting, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Cleverhosting

    Cleverhosting Member

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    Hi all,

    I'm new to the forums!

    I've got a question for anyone on here.

    I currently have a CentOS 5.4 box, which has cPanel on it. What I'm wanting to do is create an FTP account and username at the command line. Purely for file uploads/downloads. Will this interfere with cPanel's FTP operation in anyway or will I be fine doing this?

    I'm wanting to avoid doing this in cPanel to avoid the FTP account being in anyway associated with Apache, I also don't want any quota management on it, which is why I'm choosing to do this from the linux command line.

    I hope someone can offer some assistance, I'm pretty sure that I'll be fine doing this, but thought I'd check to be sure.

    Cheers,

    Keith.
     
  2. handsonhosting

    handsonhosting Well-Known Member

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    cpanel is just an easy interface. you can create directly on the command line if you want, there shouldn't be any issue.
     
  3. Cleverhosting

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    Cool, thanks!

    I figured that would be the case, just wanted to check :)
     
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