How to manage files via File Manager

Using the File Manager also known as Online File Manager via your control panel is very easy to do and requires only logging into your VistaPanel.

Accessing File Manager

  1. Login to your website control panel
  2. Click Online File Manager under File Management

Uploading Files via File Manager

  1. Open the directory you want to upload data into by clicking its name (eg. htdocs)
  2. Select Upload from the Actions menu
  3. Under Files on the left click the Choose... button
  4. Find the file you want to upload from the popup on your computer
  5. Click OK or Open
  6. Repeat 3~5 as needed
  7. Click the green checkmark

That is how you upload files via File Manager.

Upload Multiple Files via File Manager

  1. Open the directory you want to upload data into by clicking its name
  2. Select Uploadfrom the Actions menu
  3. Under Archives on the right click the Choose... button
  4. Find the archive (eg. ZIP, TAR.GZ, TGZ, GZ) you wish to upload from the popup on your computer
  5. Click OK or Open
  6. Click the green checkmark

This will upload the archive and automatically extract its content in the defined location.

Removing Files via File Manager

  1. Open the directory you want to remove files from
  2. Click the small checkbox next to each file you want to remove
  3. Select Delete from the Actions menu

Changing File/Directory Permissions

  1. Click the small checkbox next to each file/directory you want to CHMOD
  2. Select CHMOD from the Actions menu
  3. Use Set All Permissions to set the same permissions for every directory/file OR individually  set the permissions on a file by file, directory by directory basis using the checkboxes
  4. Click the green checkmark

Remember to never CHMOD below 6XX or you will encounter issues.