Use the Web Disk feature to access to your website's files as if they were a local drive on your computer.
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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.
Note: You cannot delete this 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 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 and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.
0indicates a weak password, while
100indicates a very secure password.
Important: The password must contain at least five characters.
If you use Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8, select Enable Digest Authentication.
The Manage Additional Web Disk Accounts table displays the following information for all of the additional Web Disk accounts that you create:
When you change the usernames of Web Disk accounts that use Digest Authentication, you must reenable it. The
stores the usernames of Web Disk accounts that use Digest
Authentication in a password hash. When you change the account username,
the system removes the password from the file.
Important: Updates to a Web Disk account's associated domain also change the account's username and will disable Digest Authentication.
You must enable Digest Authentication if you use Windows® Vista, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8, or Windows® 10 and you access Web Disk over a clear text, unencrypted connection. You do not need to enable Digest Authentication if you meet the following conditions: