How do I modify the size of an FTP account?

You can modify the amount of disk space allocated to any of the available
FTP accounts. Follow the instructions below.

NOTE: Your overall
FTP disk quota is limited by the total disk space available for your hosting
account. For example: If you have 5000 MB of disk space in your hosting
account and set a FTP account's disk quota to 9999 MB, the quota will still
be 5000 MB.


Steps

  1. Go to the "FTP Accounts" page in your cPanel control panel.
  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 modify in the "User" column.
  4. Click on the Edit Quota icon in the "Functions" column
    for the associated FTP account.
  5. Enter or change the current quota in the New Quota text
    box. Remember, the value you enter is in megabytes only.
  6. Click on the Change button.
  7. You will see the following statement:
    • "The ftp account LOGIN was successfully modified with a new
      quota of NEW_AMOUNT Megabytes."

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