How to use File Manager in WebsitePanel


WebsitePanel end-user series

14. How to use File Manager in WebsitePanel

This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to WebsitePanel

Now let’s learn how to use the file manager

1) Click on the plan for which you would like to access the file manager

2) Click File Manager

This interface allows you to manage all of your files you have uploaded

3) You can upload files by clicking the Upload button

4) Click Choose File to find the file you want to upload

5) Click the file you want to upload then click Open

6) Click Upload

Your file now shows up in the list and you can see the file name, size and date it was last modified

You can also create files

7) Enter a name for your file including the file extension

You can also enter optional content for your file

8) Click Create when you are ready

The new file now shows up in the list as well

You can also create a new folder to organize your files

9) Enter a name for your folder and click Create

You can edit the name of the folder you just added

10) Enter a new name for your folder and click Rename

The folder has been renamed

The file manager also allows you to create a Microsoft Access database

11) Enter a name for your database and click Create

Success! Our database now shows up in the file list

File manager allows you to zip a folder for easy storage or downloading

12) Select the folder you want to zip

13) Now click Zip

14) Enter a name for your archive and click Zip

Success! You can download your new zip file by clicking on the file name

15) You can also Unzip your file by selecting it…

16) …and clicking Unzip

17) To copy a file, first select it…

18) …then choose Copy

19) To choose a destination folder, click in the text box

20) You can now browse for the folder you want to copy the file to

21) Click Copy

22) You can view the copied file by clicking on the folder

We can see that it appears in the list

23) If you decide you don’t want the file here after all, you can select it…

24) …and click Delete

25) Click Delete to confirm file deletion

26) Click Home to go to the top directory

27) You can move the file instead by selecting it…

28) …and clicking Move

29) You will need to browse for the destination folder as before

30) Click Move

You can go to the folder to view the moved file

The file can now be seen in the file list

31) Click Home to return to the top directory

32) You can edit the permissions of any file or folder by clicking this icon

33) You can allow read and write permissions for the file or folder

34) Selecting this box automatically changes all the items in the folder to these settings

35) Click Set Permissions

You can also edit any file with this icon next to it

36) Scroll down to see your disk space

You will need to calculate diskspace if you’ve made any recent changes which haven’t been updated yet

37) Click OK

Your disk space now shows up. Note that it may take some time to appear depending on the number of files you have uploaded

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to use the file manager in WebsitePanel

Updated on November 11, 2019

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