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    Access Root thru FTP - CentOS SSH editing? godaddy host

    Im trying to setup a system user to allow access to the root of the server through FTP.

    I was told from godaddy I would have to manually do this through SSH, and they could not provide documentation on how to achieve this. So here I am

    I have not even touched SSH at all and am using Simple Control Panel to do all this any help would be appreciated Thanks!

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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Hello and Welcome.
    I'm not sure you would want FTP, so I'm including an SSH tutorial link. Hopefully it will help you understand what it is that you need to do.
    SSH Tutorial for Linux - Support Documentation
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    yep I want FTP lol it's because I'll have 40+ different sites on the same server and I dont want to have to login to the system users individually to access one site, I'd like to use one main FTP system user to access them all so i dont have to deal with that

    Thanks for your Reply though ill check into it, but I didnt see details on what I needed

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    Linux Engineer jledhead's Avatar
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    Oct 2004
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    if you have root access, and ssh is enabled, then you can scp or sftp, whichever you prefer. most ftp clients also support sftp just by changing the port to 22, filezilla is a free one that does. there is also winscp if you are a windows user. you will connect in with root access (if thats how you login) and be able to access the entire file system

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    thats the deal is I dont have root access, godaddy said I would have to enable it through some kind of modification using SSH to one of my system user's im assuming

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