A file manager is necessary for easy uploading and download file. However, in many free web control panel such as VestaCP and HestiaCP there is no such file manager. Therefore, many of us, face difficulty to transfer files between local computers to the webserver.
This difficulty is overcome by a free open source small software name net2ftp.
So, here we are going to install a free file manager called net2ftp in our webserver to transfer files. Here are the steps.
Install File Manager (net2ftp) on Ubuntu CentOS VPS
Step 1: Log into your server using an SSH client such as Putty.
Step 2: Go to your domain directory. For VistaCP and HestiaCP it is located at.
Step 3: Mount the directory using command cd.
Step 4: Make a directory such as “
Step 5: download net2ftp software using
Step 5: Now extract the file net2ftp_v1.3.zip using unzip command.
Step 6: Navigate the directory /net2ftp_v1.3/.
Step 7: Now move all the files of
/files_to_upload/ to your
mv * /home/admin/web/yourdomain.tld/public_html/filemanager/
Make sure you have change yourdomain.tld by your own domain name.
Step 8: Navigate to your
Now you are inside the
Step 9: Check whether all the files are inside the
filemanager directory or not by using
Step 10: Now edit settings.inc.php using your favorite editor like nano.
Step 11: Set your database username password inside that file. Finally, save this file.
Step 12: Change file permission of the directory
chmod 777 temp
Step 13: Now access your
Step 14: Enter your
ftp login credentials to login and enjoy a free file manager.
All done. Now enjoy free file manager in VestaCP and HestiaCP.