HSPHERE: WebShell File Manager and htProtect

WebShell allows you to copy, move, delete, and rename files and directories in your home directory on the server. Also, you can use it to upload, download, compress and decompress files as well as preview them in the browser.

Starting from H-Sphere version 2.3, htProtect utility is integrated into WebShell. Protect utility allows you to password-protect any directory on your site so only authorized visitors can open its content with their browsers.

To launch WebShell, click the File Manager icon on the Quick Access page in the Account menu.
WebShell and Protect manuals are available from the WebShell interface, Help button.
To password protect a folder/directory:

Login to Your control panel
Click FTP Manager
Click File Manager (HtProtect)
Click Protect at the bottom
Navigate to the folder you want to protect – You click the actual name of the folder you want to go into to
Once you find the folder you want to protect – you then click the image of the folder next to the name of the folder
If a .htaccess file isn’t already in place it will then ask you if you’d like to create one
Click create
Enter New Login name: example: test
Enter Password: example: password
Confirm Password

Click save
Then Click the Save Disk to the left
Then Click save once more to finalize the changes

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