TAG: ftp

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords in cPanel? Using FTP to upload files to your website or to download them from your website is very common. In some instances you may need to reset your FTP password, perhaps you have forgotten it or perhaps you’d just like to change it. Whatever the case may be…

How to Create an FTP Account in Virtualmin

Virtualmin is a Webmin module that is typically used to manage multiple virtual hosts through a single interface, similar to cPanel. It supports multiple functions such as creating/managing Apache virtual hosts, MySQL database creation/management, generating DNS zones, managing mailboxes, and much more. Virtualmin/Webmin is an open source control panel that allows you to manage both…

How to Change Mailbox/FTP User’s Password

Speaking of Mail and FTP, you can also use Virtualmin to change a mailbox or FTP user’s password with a few simple clicks! In this article we will go over how to change either a mailbox or FTP user’s password. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin, if you have not done so…

Increase Maximum Concurrent FTP Sessions in Virtualmin

Increasing the maximum concurrent connections or FTP sessions can, in most cases, increase the rate in which you download or upload files via FTP. With Virtualmin, you can increase this limit with a few simple mouse clicks. You’ll first of course need to have Virtualmin installed and to be logged into Virtualmin with Webmin access.…

Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM

How do I increase the maximum number of simultaneous connections in cPanel/WHM? cPanel/WHM offers two FTP servers; Pure-FTPD and ProFTPd. Pure-FTPD is the default FTP server that’s installed with cPanel/WHM. The following steps are for Pure-FTPD and should allow you to increase the maximum number of simultaneous connections.   Log in to WHM Type “ftp”…

How to Create a FTP Account in zPanel

Follow these instructions to create an FTP account in zPanel.   Click the FTP Accounts icon with the cloud and arrorow in the File Management section on ZPanel’s front page     Put in the FTP username and password that you’d like to use Choose which access type this account will have    Note: Read-only allows…

Unable to Connect Authentication Error

How do I fix 530 login authentication error? A common error FileZilla users come across is the 530 login error saying unable to connect due to an authentication error. There are two reasons you could be getting this, either you’re using the wrong login information or the server’s password database has become corrupt.   Double…

How to See if You’re Blocked by the Firewall

The TCP port for FTP is normally set to 21 as a default. If you’re having trouble connecting with FTP, it may be blocked by your firewall. Check your firewall’s logs to see if it’s been blocking connecting to or from the server IP you’re trying to connect to. To see if your ISP is…

FTP vs SFTP

You’re probably familiar with the well-known FTP (File Transfer Protocol) that has been in use since the 1970s. In cases where you need those transfers to be secure though, you’ll probably want to use SFTP. Transfers that are sent back and forth through regular FTP are done so in plain-text form and could easily be…

Allow Editing of Hidden/System Files

Some files you want to edit may be hidden by default. A common file like this is the .htaccess file. You can choose to show these files in both cPanel and FileZilla by performing the following steps:   How do I Show Hidden Files in FileZilla?   Click Server at the top Click Force show…

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