Password Protecting a Folder

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Password Protecting a Folder

Last updated September 13th, 2010

You can add password protection for folders for any number of users. Whenever a user navigates to that folder in their browser, the web server will require the user to enter a valid Username and Password to gain access.

Step by Step - Adding Users

Follow these steps to ADD a user to a folder:

  1. Click "All Website servers"

  2. Click the server that has the folder you want to add the user to.

  3. Navigate to the folder you want to password protect

  4. Click "Password Protect". See Figure 1

  5. Add the user by clicking on the "+ Add" button, or by clicking on the "Add user" link top/right. See Figure 2

  6. Type a Username, Password, and confirm the password

  7. Click "Add user". See Figure 3

Step by Step - Deleting Users

Follow these steps to DELETE a user from a folder:

  1. Click "All Website servers", then click the server that has the folder you want to remove the user from.

  2. Navigate to the folder you want to delete the user from.

  3. Click "Password Protect". See Figure 1

  4. Remove the user by clicking on the red X on the right of the user you want to delete. See Figure 2

  5. Click the "Delete user" button to confirm and apply. See Figure 4

Figure 1

Add User

Figure 2

Add User

Figure 3

Add User

Figure 4

Delete User


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