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Offline pOnju

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Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« on: September 23, 2008, 10:22:48 AM »
Hello,

Do I still need to use the method indicated in: http://www.lunarforums.com/lunarpages_vps_hosting/howto_manual_creation_of_sub_ftp_users_for_linux_plesk-t38735.0.html

To create additional FTP accounts to subdirectories, or is there a better way now?

Thanks, and thanks for the wonderful hosting!

- pOnju

Offline perestrelka

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Re: Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2008, 09:27:40 PM »
Hi pOnju,

All depends on the version of Plesk you have. Latest ones support additional FTP accounts under FTP Accounts icon in the Hosting group.
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Vlad Artamonov

Offline pOnju

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Re: Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2008, 06:13:35 AM »
Thanks for the response perestrelka.

I have Plesk 8.6.  Is that too early, and should I be able to upgrade my version of Plesk myself if not?

Sorry if this is a basic question - its my first time using the VPS(!).

Offline perestrelka

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Re: Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2008, 09:00:30 PM »

Plesk 8.6 is the latest for now. So you should have the additional FTP accounts functionality on your domains in Plesk.
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Vlad Artamonov

Offline pOnju

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Re: Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2008, 11:23:39 AM »
Thanks again perestrelka.

I filed a suppport ticket, and it looks like the additional FTP accounts is via the Web Users functionality:

1) Log into Plesk
2) Click on "My Domains"
3) Click on your domain name (in my case ponju.com)
4) Click on "Web Users" located under "Hosting"
5) Click on "Add new Web User"
6) Supply the Name and password
7) Click "OK"

The Web User that can be created in Plesk will be limited to its directory in /var/www/vhosts/ponju.com/web_users

So for what I want, which is to create a FTP user that has a read/write privileges to a path in /httpdocs/custom/ directory, it seems like I'd have to use the SSH method.

Offline perestrelka

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Re: Setting up FTP accounts to sub-directories
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2008, 06:52:31 PM »
Hi pOnju,

Yes, indeed manual creation looks like the best way at this moment. I investigated it further and it appears that Additional FTP accounts feature has been implemented in Windows Plesk only for now. Sorry that I gave you wrong info earlier
Kind Regards,
Vlad Artamonov