In this article, we’re going to review the FTP Manager section and each of its features.

How to Create an FTP Account?

When you sign up for a website hosting plan, we automatically create a default FTP account on your behalf. Your default FTP account login details are the same as your Control Panel’s username (client ID number) and password.

In addition to being able to use your default FTP username, you can also set up an additional account on your FTP server. To add a new FTP account, please follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Log into your AwardSpace Control Panel.
  2. Visit the FTP Manager section.
  3. Fill in the appropriate fields.
  4. Finally, click on the Create FTP Account button.

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Congratulations! You have successfully created a new FTP account.

Note: Our policy requires that you set up a unique password for every FTP username that you create in your Control Panel. It is also mandatory that you use complex passwords – your password must be at least 8 characters long and must contain both letters and numbers.

Note: If no FTP Path is assigned, the system will assign the default path to the FTP user account – /home/www/.

How Would I Go About Changing my Password?

To change the password for an FTP account, click on the Options icon right next to the corresponding FTP username and open the Password tab.

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You will be prompted to type in and confirm your new password. To finalize the password change process, click Change Password.

What is a Hosting Path and How to Change It?

The Hosting (Directory) Path represents the access level of your FTP username for your hosting directories. A username with a Hosting Path /home/w