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This interface displays information about current connections to your FTP server and it allows you to terminate those connections.


This interface is only available if your hosting provider enables FTP services on the server.

View current FTP sessions

The interface includes the following information about connections to your FTP server:

UserThe username for the authenticated FTP account.user
Logged in FromThe host through which the user connected to your FTP server.ns1.example.com
Login TimeThe FTP session's start time and date.Fri Jul 19 13:19:20 2013
StatusThe FTP session's status.IDLE
Process ID

The FTP session's process ID.


The actions that you perform with on the FTP session:

  • Disconnect — Allows you to disconnect the FTP session.

To refresh the list of FTP sessions, click Reload.


Disconnect users from an FTP session

If you suspect malicious activity from a user, or if the user is idle, you can disconnect their FTP session.

To disconnect a user from an FTP session, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Disconnect next to the FTP session that you wish to disconnect.
  2. To verify that the server disconnected the session, click Reload.