After you get a webhosting account, you would like to add FTP account to manage your website’s files. This process is very easy to all CloudHost Web Hosting customers when they buy any web hosting plan. You can use this interface to create and manage your website’s File Transfer Protocol (FTP) accounts. After you register on CloudHost, to add an FTP account to manage your website’s files, perform the following steps.
- You can only access this interface if your hosting provider has enabled FTP services on your server.
- If the account uses a dedicated IP address, you can use your cPanel account’s username and password to log in to FTP. Otherwise, you must use the full FTP account username (account, at-symbol, and domain name) and password to log in to FTP.
- You can use your cPanel account’s username and password to log in to FTP.
- SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) allows you to transfer files over a secure connection
- To view past FTP connections to your site, navigate to the Raw Access interface (cPanel >> Home >> Metrics >> Raw Access).
- On servers that use Pure-FTPd, the system will only return the first 2,000 files in each folder. Your hosting provider can adjust this number.
Below are the simple steps to add FTP Account:
- Login to your cPanel account through CloudHost. Click here to view how to access cPanel through CloudHost clientarea.
- In your cPanel account, click on FTP Accounts.
- Enter the desired username in the LogIn text box.
- Select the desired domain from the Domain menu.
- Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.
- Enter the FTP account’s home directory.
- Enter the disk space quota, or select Unlimited.
- Click Create FTP Account. The new account will appear in the FTP Accounts table.
With the above easy steps, you can now to add an FTP account to manage your website’s files. If you have questions or more contributions to the above steps, please don’t hesitate to comment below and our support team will give you an immediate response/feedback.
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