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How to create an FTP account in DirectAdmin?

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Hosting websites and application is nothing but sharing information through files and data transmission. File Transfer Protocol, i.e. FTP, is one of the best ways to access and transfer/download the data conveniently. Create an FTP account and get started with transferring data.


1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, 

https://your-domain.com:2222 or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.

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2. Navigate to Account Manager → FTP Management.

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3. To create new FTP Account → Click on Create FTP Account.

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4. First, specify the Username and Password for new FTP Account.

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5. Then select the appropriate option from the below options,

Domain /home/$USER/domains/domain.com
FTP /home/$USER/domains/domain.com/public_ftp
User /home/$USER/domains/domain.com/$USER
Custom – Define your own file path.

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6. Suppose, we selected Custom → Enter Directory Path → Click on CREATE.

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7. Congratulations! You have successfully create an FTP account in DirectAdmin.

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Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to create an FTP account in DirectAdmin with step-by-step instructions. Using this article, you can create a new FTP account in the DirectAdmin control panel with specifying needed directory permissions.

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