FTP is a communication protocol that allows you to transfer files. For the transmission of sensitive data such as passwords, we recommend the SFTP or FTPS protocol. Account management is available from the administration panel and after login with the command
The FTP server configuration can be found in the FTP tab.
Adding an account
To add an FTP account click
+ Add account. Any login should be entered in the username field. You also need to select which directory (and its subdirectories) the account will have access to. It can be a home directory, a specific WWW site directory, or any directory of your choice from your home directory. You should also enter the password or randomly select it with the
Random password button. In advanced settings you can select a
quota - the limit of disk space available for the account being created.
FTP server configuration is also possible from shell with
devil ftp module.
Adding and removing an account
Adding an account is done with the command
devil ftp add USERNAME DIRECTORY QUOTA, where the arguments are:
USERNAME- FTP username,
DIRECTORY- destination path, which must be within the user home directory;
QUOTA- disk space limit, example:
Account deletion is done with the command
devil ftp del USERNAME.
The FTP account password is changed with the command:
devil ftp passwd USERNAME.
Changing the current disk space limit is done with the command:
devil ftp quota USERNAME NEW_QUOTA.
Recalculation of the occupied space
Recalculation of the used space can be dane with the command:
devil ftp quota USERNAME recalc.
newuser with access to the
docs directory and unlimited disk space.
$ devil ftp add newuser /usr/home/LOGIN/docs 0 Password: Confirm password: User added correctly Login: f1064_newuser Server: ftps://s0.serv00.com Password: ********
Change the password of the user
$ devil ftp passwd newuser Password: Confirm password: Password changed correctly New password: ********
Change of user
newuser disk space limit to 20MB.
$ devil ftp quota newuser 20M [Ok] Quota changed correctly
Removal of user
$ devil ftp del newuser [Ok] Account deleted correctly
|FileZilla||Windows, Linux, Unix, macOS||In
|CyberDuck||macOS||You don't need to set anything up for SSL to work.|
|Lftp||Linux, Unix, macOS||
|gFTP||Linux, Unix||You need to compile the application with SSL support (Debian packages have a version without SSL support).|