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Use the Web Disk interface to manage your Web Disk accounts. The Web Disk utility allows you to manage and manipulate files on your server in multiple types of interfaces (for example, your computer, mobile device, or certain types of software). You can choose a more familiar interface that makes file management tasks easier to complete.
For example, when you access the Web Disk utility from your computer, it opens in a window. You can move, add, or delete files on the server in this window:
The Web Disk utility
Main Web Disk Account
By default, the system creates a Web Disk account for your cPanel account, and sets your home directory as the Web Disk location. This account uses the same login information as your cPanel account and can access all of the files in your home directory.
You cannot delete this Web Disk account.
To access these files, click Access Web Disk.
If you use Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8, click Enable Digest Authentication.
Create an Additional Web Disk Account
You can create additional Web Disk accounts to access the home directory or any subdirectory under the home directory.
To create an additional Web Disk account, perform the following steps:
- Enter the desired account information in the available text boxes.
- When you enter a username, you can select a domain or subdomain from the menu if your account includes more than one.
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The password must be at least five characters long.
- Select a Permissions setting:
- Read-Write — This setting grants this account access to all of the operations inside the directory.
- Read-Only — This setting only grants this account access to read, download, and list the files inside the directory.
If you use Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8, select Enable Digest Authentication.
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You do not need to enable Digest Authentication if the domain uses a signed SSL certificate.
- Click Create.
Manage Additional Web Disk Accounts
The Manage Additional Web Disk Accounts table displays the following information for all of the additional Web Disk accounts that you create:
|Username||The Web Disk account username.|
The Web Disk account's assigned directory and related actions.
|Access Web Disk|
To access the account's Web Disk, perform the following steps:
Use the links in this column to perform the following actions: