How do I password protect a directory?

  1. Login to cPanel.
  2. Locate and click on the "Password Protect Directories" icon under the "Security" category.
  3. A prompt will appear asking you where the directory is located at. The default option will work for most
  4. Select the specific folder you want to password-protect.
  5. Enter the required information:
    • Password protect this directory - Choose whether or not the directory is password protected.
    • Name the protected directory - Essentially an alias for the protected directory.
  6. Click the "Save" button to update the directory settings.
  7. Enter authorization information to give a user access to the directory:
    • Username - Create a username for the directory.
    • Password - Select a password for the user to access the directory.
    • Password (Again) - Confirm the user's password.
  8. Click the "Add/modify authorized user" button to save the user.
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