The FTP Accounts table allows you to manage existing FTP accounts.
To change an FTP account's password, perform the following steps:
If your server uses the ProFTPd FTP server, you cannot use quotas. For more information, contact your hosting provider.
To change an FTP account's quota, perform the following steps:
Click Change Quota.
To remove an FTP account, perform the following steps:
Click the desired deletion option:
Delete Account — Remove the FTP account only. This will not remove the files that the FTP account's home directory contains.
Delete Account and Files — Remove the FTP account and all of the files that the FTP account's home directory contains.
Only use this option with extreme caution. If the FTP account that you delete can access the
Cancel — Do not delete the account.
You must install the FTP client on your computer before you download and run the script file.
To configure an FTP client, perform the following steps:
Click FTP Configuration File under the desired FTP client's logo. You can choose between FileZilla™, Core FTP, or Cyberduck.
cPanel, Inc. currently only supports these three FTP clients for auto-configuration.
Open the configuration script file that downloaded to your computer. The FTP client automatically opens, configures itself, and connects to your FTP server.
The Special FTP Accounts section of the interface lists your cPanel account's administrative FTP accounts.
These include your cPanel account's primary FTP account and a log maintenance account.
For information on how to configure an FTP client to access one of these accounts, read the Configure FTP Client section of this document.
You cannot delete FTP accounts from the Special FTP Accounts section of the interface.