cPanel: How to create an FTP account

This quick guide will take you through the steps of creating an FTP account on cPanel

Step 1- Login to cPanel

  • Please see our article on logging into cPanel here.

 

Step 2- Click on FTP Accounts.

Step 3- Complete FTP account details.

  • Choose FTP login name
  • Choose a password or use the password generator.
  • Optional -Set the Access directory (This is the directory the user will automatically be directed to upon login)
  • Optional- Choose the quota for FTP
  • Click Create FTP Account

 

TIP: FTP Login details for example account above would look like the below:

FTP Host : 41.185.8.225  (Server IP address)

FTP Username: [email protected]

FTP Password: **********

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