File manager in Direct Admin gebruiken

Web technologies have improved and are more accessible. This is because of the range of functional File Manager tools offered on the internet nowadays. Today, all users with basic know-how of technical abilities can do file management or operations easily. Through the use of an instinctive interface, the File Manager provides an excellent alternative as a largely known data transfer device.

To be precise, a file manager is a computer program that can work with various file formats. Most of the File Manager devices provided nowadays contain one fundamental feature. There are tools that have been installed to provide users an instinctive file management environment. It enables a really simple association of files into separate folders and attaining a sequential ordered file system. With the use of this web-based File Manager interface, every user is permitted to perform a large option of file management operations. These are to create, rename, delete, set-up files and other functions.

Moreover, users can check out any kind of file by doing view, open and other operations. Except for common file manipulation operations, the File Manager tool also enables the user to modify permissions for particular files.

The following steps can help you know how to use the File Manager properly:

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1. Log in to Direct Admin.

2. Click the File Manager Link on the Direct Admin interface to start exploring how to use the File Manager.

3. Then, it will show the page where one can upload files, rename and delete files, and many other functions.

4. The website file can be found in the public_html folder.

5. Click the public_html folder.

6. All the files located in that folder can now be seen.

7. To create a new folder, scroll down.

8. Enter the name of the new folder in the blank box provided below the page.

9. Then click the “Create” button.

10. Scroll Down. The list of all the folders and the folder that you have been created can be seen in this page.

11. To rename the folder, click the “Rename” option.

12. Then, enter the new name of the folder in the blank box provided.

13. After that, click the “Rename” button.

14. Scroll down.

15. You will see that the folder has been successfully renamed.

16. Now, try to remove the folder you have been created. To delete the folder, check the blank box provided.

17. Scroll down. Click the “Delete” button.

18. Click the “Ok” button to confirm that you want to delete the folder.

19. The folder has been deleted. Now, let’s learn how to upload files in the hosting account.

20. Select the folder where you want to upload file. Click the folder.

21. Scroll down. Below the page, click the “Upload Files to Current Directory”.

22. Then, you will see the page where you can use the browse button to find the files that you want to upload from your computer.

23. Click the “Browse” button and select the file that you want to upload.

24. Then click the “Open” button. If you want to upload another file just repeat the process.

25. Once you have selected all the files you want to upload, click the “Upload Files” button.

26. You will now see a confirmation that the file has been uploaded to the hosting account. Then, select the “Click here to Go back”.

27. Now, try to change the permission of the file you have been uploaded. Check the blank box provided to select the file.

28. Enter the new permissions in the blank box provided. Then click the “Set Permission” button.

29. You will see that the file permission has been changed.

30. Now, try to delete the file. Check again the blank box provided. Then, Click the “Delete” button.

31. Click the “Ok” button to confirm the deletion of the file.

32. The file has been removed. Click the Home button located at the upper left corner of the page to go back to the Home page.

33. This is the end of the demo. You know now how to use the File Manager to upload, create, rename files and folders and setting up file permissions. Don’t forget to click the Log out button when you’re finished for security reasons.

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