How do I edit users on a password protected directory?

This article will help you to edit the users on a password protected directory on your Hosting package

This allows you to have areas of the website on your hosting package to be password protected, meaning they can only be accessed if you have given the user specific access to the directory.

The below will show you how you can add and edit a user, as well as setting their password.

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020 (cPanel):

Step 1 of 5

Start by accessing your Web Hosting dashboard.

 

Step 2 of 5

On your dashboard, select the cPanel Admin button that appears above Settings.

Dashboard

 

Step 3 of 5

Select Directory Privacy under the Files section.

Files

 

Step 4 of 5

On the next page, select the directory that you wish to password protect.

Directory

 

Step 5 of 5

In the Create User section, fill in the necessary forms and click Save.

User Creation

 

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020:

Step 1 of 7

Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.

 

Step 2 of 7

From there, select Web Hosting or Premium Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section, depending on which product you wish to use.

Next, select Manage opposite the ‘(bought before XX/XX/XX)’ option.

Manage Shared Web Hosting

 

Step 3 of 7

This will show you an overview of your current hosting packages. Click Manage for the account you wish to use.

Manage Legacy hosting

 

Step 4 of 7

On the next page, select Manage for the domain you wish to update.

Manage hosting domain

 

Step 5 of 7

Click on the Password Protection link in the Web Tools section.

 

Step 6 of 7

Enter the name of the directory that you have secured in the Edit Password Protection Users field and press the Retrieve Directory Information button.

 

Step 7 of 7

Here you can delete a UsernameAdd a new Username or Change a Password.