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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by webmotion, Jul 18, 2003.

  1. webmotion

    webmotion Well-Known Member

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    How can you add FTP user access to this directory?

    /usr/local/cpanel/base/

    So you can login via FTP and change and modify files?

    thanks in advance

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    I'm pretty sure this is only accessable via SSH. You can try SecureFX, which will give you FTP over SSH.

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    webmotion Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply.

    We had to re-install Cpanel, and lost the old configuration. I use to login via FTP with Dreamweaver with the user: cpanel. That worked just fine. Our Linux admin is on vacation until next week. I’ve tried SecureFX but cannot login. I think I have to edit the proftpd.conf file which I do not know how to do because I am unfamiliar with the commands. I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.

    Ive tired doing this: http://forums.cpanel.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10463

    but its says: ln -s /usr/local/cpanel/base/frontend frontend is not a vailid bash command?

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    compunet2 Well-Known Member

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    With SecureFX, make sure you choose protocol SFTP, port 22, user name 'root' and your root pass.

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    webmotion Well-Known Member

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    Perfect! Thank you for your help!

    Rergards,

    James

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    ssh.com has ftp program for ssh too.

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