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How to create FTP Account in Plesk Panel?

Adding FTP Accounts – Plesk

To create an additional FTP account:

  • First log into your Plesk account.
  • Click on Websites & Domains.
  • Click on FTP
  • Click on Add an FTP Account
  • Fill out all the necessary information
  • FTP Account name: Provide the username for the FTP account. This username will be used to access the FTP server

  • Home Directory: Specify the directory path that the FTP account will be able to access. This determines the location of files the account can work with.

  • FTP Password: Set a strong password for the FTP account to secure it.

  • Permissions: You can set the permissions for the account:

  • Read Permission: Grants the ability to download files.

  • Write Permission: Grants the ability to upload files.

  • Read and Write Permission: Allows both downloading and uploading of files if both checkboxes are selected.

  • After completing all the fields, simply click the OK button to finalize the setup

Password Change Guidelines:

  • Ensure your password is a minimum of 12 characters and includes at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, and one number.
  • For added security, opt for a combination of 8 or more characters.
  • Please note that your mailbox password should not contain spaces or special characters such as , &, +, or ‘.
  • Allowed characters include: [a-zA-Z0-9#!@$%^*()_=”?.,/;:<>`{|}~-[]].