How to create an FTP account outside home directory?

vzani

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I configured backups of my system to /backups and now I want to create an FTP account to download the files.

How can I do that? Seems cpanel does not allow to create an user outside home.


Thanks!
 

24x7server

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How you configure your site backup to /backup directory ?

And it's not possible to create the FTP account through cPanel to access the outside the user home directory.
 

vzani

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I configured the backup by using the "Legacy Backup Configuration" on WHM options.
I just want to download the files by FTP, how I´m supposed to do that, using standard configurations?


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cPanelMichael

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Hello :)

Your posts indicate that you have "root" access to the system. If that is the case, you could utilize SFTP to access the /backup directory and download the archives to your home computer. You can use a FTP client such as FileZilla for SFTP activity if you use a Windows OS.

Thank you.