How to create an FTP account in Plesk

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Learn how to create an FTP account in Plesk

In this article, you will learn how to create an FTP account in Plesk. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network. FTP is built on a client-server model architecture using separate control and data connections between the client and the server.


Step 1: Log in on your Client area.

Go to and log in with your credentials

 client area login

Go to Services  in the left side panel.

services1 select

Select Webhosting under the services tab.

product 1 select

Select the product you want to use.

product click

Select Login Details in the left side panel.

Login details click

Click on the URL to go to Plesk.

URL click

Use the given username and password to log in to Plesk.

Plesk login

Step 2: Create a new FTP account.

Select FTP Access next to the red arrow.

FTP access1

Select Add an FTP Accounton the left.

Add an FTP user

Fill in the empty fields:

  • FTP account name: Type a desired name.
  • Home directory: Select the directory to which the user will be taken when he or she connects to the FTP account.
  • Password: Type a desired password.

Once you are done click on OKto proceed.

Add an ftp acc

If everything went successfully, you will be able to see the green indicator next to the red arrow.

FTP account created


Congratulations, you have successfully created an FTP account in Plesk.

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