How to Use Legacy File Manager


The Legacy File Manager has the same function as the File Manage in the cPanel. To access the Legacy File Manager, click Legacy File Manager under “Files”.

If you want to navigate to a folder, click on the blue folder icon. To go up one folder, click Go Up One Dir on top of the page.

To upload a file to the server using Legacy File Manager, follow the instructions below:

Procedure:

1.  On the homepage of your cPanel, click on Legacy Files Manager under “Files”.

Files Manager

2.  The File Manager Directory Selection pop up will appear on your computer screen. Select a directory to open. You can choose to access the Home Directory, Web Root (public_html/www), Public FTP Root (public_ftp) or Document Root. If you want to upload files to a certain website on your server, select the domain name from the Document Root drop down menu. After you have selected a directory, click on the Go button.

Lagacy File Manager

3.  To upload a file on the root folder, click Upload files.

Upload files

4.  Click on the Browse button and select a file from your computer. If the name of the file already existed in the directory and you want to overwrite it, check Overwrite existing file. The file size of per upload must not exceed 25 MB.

Exceed 25 MB

5.  Finally, click on the Upload button.

Upload button

To create a new folder using Legacy File Manager, follow the instructions below:

1. If you want to create a folder in the root folder, click Create a New Folder.

2. If you want to create a folder in a specific folder, navigate to the folder by clicking on the blue folder icon.

3. Click Create a New Folder.

4. You will see a textbox on the right side of your computer screen.

5. Enter a name for the new folder.

4. Click Create.

To create a new file using Legacy File Manager, follow the instructions below:

1. If you want to create a file in the root folder, click Create New File.

2. If you want to create a file in a specific folder, navigate to the folder by clicking on the blue folder icon.

3. Click Create New File.

4. You will see a textbox on the right side of your computer screen.

5. Enter a name for the new file.

4. Select the Enter of document file you want to create from the drop down menu. You can choose from HTML Document, Perl Script, Shell Script, and Text Document.

5. When you are done, click Create.

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