How to add a additional FTP accounts on www.amberit.org shared hosting

If you are working on your website together with someone else or host subdomains for other users, for security reasons we highly recommend you to create a separate FTP accounts for them.

To create an additional FTP account:

  1. Go to Websites & Domains and click FTP Access.

  2. Click Add FTP Account.

  3. Specify the following:

    • FTP account name. Type the desired user name.

    • Home directory. Select the directory to which the user will be taken when he or she connects to the FTP account, this option can give you an advantage if the user only needs to upload a media files, like images or other or for example download some system export files.

    • FTP password. We recommend you to use generate password function once the password is generated click on the show make a copy. We recommend writing down password in a safe place that isn't accessible by 3-party for your own website and data protection.

    • Hard disk quota (on www.amberit.org Windows shared hosting). To limit the amount of disk space on the server that the FTP user can occupy, clear the Unlimited checkbox next to the Hard disk quota box, and type the amount of disk space in megabytes.

    • Read permission (on www.amberit.org Windows shared hosting). To allow the FTP user to view the contents of the home directory and download files from it, select the Read permission checkbox.

    • Write permission (on www.amberit.org Windows shared hosting). To allow the FTP user to create, view, rename and delete directories in the home directory, select the Write permission checkbox.

      On www.amberit.org Windows shared hosting if you do not grant any permissions, a connection to the FTP account will be made, but the contents of the home directory will not be shown to the user.

  4. Click OK.

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To change the properties of an additional FTP account:

  1. Go to Websites & Domains and click FTP Access.
  2. Click the required FTP account name in the list.
  3. Make the required changes and click OK.

To remove an additional FTP account:

  1. Go to Websites & Domains and click FTP Access.
  2. Select the checkbox corresponding to the FTP account you want to remove and click Remove. Note that the main FTP account of a subscription cannot be removed.
  3. Confirm the removal and click OK.

For some users it is much easier to watch a video on how to perform all the above. Here is a video on how to create an additional FTP account on www.amberit.org shared hosting.