cPanel – FTP Sessions

cPanel – FTP Sessions

The cPanel FTP Session interface shows current users, which are logged in to website through FTP. This interface is helpful and it helps you to terminate unwanted connections with one click.

To access this feature, click FTP Sessions link from the Files section of cPanel.

 

It will open an interface in which it will show the current users who are logged into your site. If no user has logged in, it will display the message that no users have logged in.

 

Here it will show the following information −

Example
UserDisplays username of logged in userliptanxy
Logged in FormDisplays IP address or hostname of user’s system106.215.178.204
Login TimeDisplays Login Time of UserThu Jan 21 13:50:03 2016
StatusDisplays Sessions statusIDLE
Process IDSystem’s FTP Session Process ID203299
ActionsTerminate the connectionDisconnect

Terminate a FTP Connection

If you think that any user is not doing any activity and is in IDLE mode for a long time, or if you think a user is uploading a very large file, or doing something malicious, you can terminate the connection by clicking the disconnect button from Actions. You will see the following prompt.

 

Click on Disconnect “User”, and user’s FTP connection will be terminated instantly.

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