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Password protect a folder inside of root

Discussion in 'Security' started by einternet, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. einternet

    einternet Registered

    Mar 14, 2008
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    WHM 11.15.0 cPanel 11.18.3-R21703
    CENTOS Enterprise 4.5 i686 on standard - WHM X v3.1.0

    Any help would be great on this issue.

    I'm trying to give a client ftp access to "public_html" but password protect one folder inside of public_html is this possible? if so how do i do this via cpanel?

    I can see how to password protect the folder via the web, but it is not carrier this to ftp.
  2. cPanelDavidG

    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    Correct, password protection for folders is only for HTTP/HTTPS, not FTP.

    With our current implementation of FTP, anyone with FTP access to a folder also has access to all folders contained within that folder. If you are concerned about this, I'd recommend granting access only to a specific directory then relocate files as needed.

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