How to Set Up Secured Folder?

How to Set Up Secured Folder?

For some reason, a site administrator needs to lock a certain part of his site and only allows certain people to access it. Secured Folder makes it possible. Secured Folder can set the access permission to a certain folder by using a password. When a person attempts to access it, he will be asked to enter the password.
We provide the Secured Folder function in control panel. This is a tutorial to guide you how to set it up.

Step 1 – Login (Take US Datacentre as an example)

Please access and login with correct credentials. Click on Web Sites icon and go to the Web Site Properties of the targeted site.
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Step 2 – Enable

In the Web Site Properties page, please click Secured Folders option and enable it.
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Step 3 – Add user

From here, Add Folder and Add User options show up, let’s add a user first, please click Add User and you will be guided to the following page. Enter the user and password, and then save it.
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Step 4 – Add folder

Now, it's time to set the targeted folder. Click Add Folder.
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And then, you will be asked to set the following parameters:
  • Folder Title: enter what you like.
  • Folder Path: Click the box and select the folder you’d like to set.
  • Allowed Users: Check the box near the targeted user, so that people can access secured folder with the user name and its password. 
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Step 5 –Try

Done! Let's try to see if it works! Access
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Great! It works, let's enter the user name and password!
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Yes, it's working perfectly, we made it!
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