How to do Password Protection for Directory in cPanel?
We know that there are various features are available in cPanel. In this article, we are going to know a feature called ‘Directory Protection’ in cPanel. This directory protection feature allows the user to protect the directory with a username and password. Below mentioned are the steps to create password protection for the directory in cPanel.
Configure Password for Directory in cPanel
STEP 1: Directory Privacy
Type ‘Directory Privacy’ in the search box and click on it.
STEP 2: Navigating Through Directories
Open the directory privacy configuration and navigate through the directories in which you want to protect. You can simply click on the ‘icon’ to open the directory folder. Click on the name to select the ‘folder’.
STEP 3: Select the Directory
Select the directory which you want to protect by clicking on the name of the folder. You will get a configuration as mentioned below.
STEP 4: Password Protection for Directory
Select ‘Password protect for this directory’ checkbox and enter a name for the protected directory which will display in the front end. Click ‘Save’
STEP 5: User Creation for Directory
Under ‘Create User’ menu. Enter the username and password to create a new user.
STEP 6: Save the Process
Click ‘Save’ to give access to this user. You can also create more than one user here.