How do I delete an FTP account?

Steps

  1. Go to the "FTP Accounts" page in your cPanel control panel.
  2. 2. When the page loads, you will see an "Accounts Management" table
    consisting of the following information split into six columns:
    • User - This entry shows the login/username for
      the associated FTP account.
    • Type - This entry shows various icons depending
      on the type of FTP account. View the "Legend" table for
      further information.
    • Directory - This entry shows the location of the
      FTP account (the FTP user is restricted to the directory defined
      in this entry).
    • Disk Usage - This entry shows the amount of disk
      space used by the associated FTP account.
    • Quota - This entry shows the amount of disk space
      allocated to the associated FTP account.
    • Functions - This entry provides the following
      options:
      • Delete - Click on the Delete icon
        to delete the FTP account from the system.
      • Edit Quota - Click on the Edit Quota icon
        to change or modify the amount of disk space allocated to the
        associated FTP account.
      • Change Password - Click on the Change
        Password
        icon to change or modify the password of
        the associated FTP account.


  3. Find the FTP account you want to delete in the "Account Management" table.
  4. Click on the Delete icon to delete the FTP account
    from the system.
  5. You will see the following statement:
    • "Are you sure you wish to delete the FTP account LOGIN/USERNAME?"

  6. Underneath the statement you will see the following three buttons:
    • Yes
    • Yes & Remove All Files in DIRECTORY_PATH
    • No

  7. Click on the Yes button to remove the FTP account,
    but leave the files in place. Click on the Yes & Remove All
    Files in DIRECTORY_PATH
    button to remove the FTP account and
    all associated files in the FTP account's directory.

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