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[FTP] How do I add a Linux FTP user?
The following instructions apply only to our Corporate and Business Class Hosting Plans:

Step 1: In your web browser, go to www.controlpanel.co.nz.


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Step 2: Enter your Lounge Network Hosting Control Panel User Name and Password into the appropriate text fields, then click Logon.


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Step 3: From the left side of the page, click FTP Users under the Services tab. If FTP Users is not visible, click the Services tab to expand it.


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Step 4: All the FTP users your account has are listed on the right side of the page. Click the Add an FTP User... link at the top of the page to add an FTP user.


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Step 5: In the Add an FTP User dialogue, select Standard/PHP Site, then click Next.


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Step 6: Enter a username and password for the new user (or keep the randomly generated default password) in the Add Standard/PHP User dialogue.


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Step 7: In the Add Standard/PHP User dialogue, enter the path to the new user's home directory, if you know it, or click the folder icon to browse for it. Most of the time it should be sufficient to keep the default value which is generated from the username.

Step 8: In the Add Standard/PHP User dialogue, enter a space quota for the new user.

Step 9: Click Add in the Add Standard/PHP User dialogue to create the new FTP user.


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Step 10: Your new FTP user will now be in the list of FTP users on the right of the page.

When you have finished creating FTP users you can log out of the Control Panel by clicking the logout button (shown in figure 8) in the top right corner of the page.

 


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