For security reasons, we allow SFTP access via SSH-keys by default. To enable SSH access and password based SFTP login, please follow the simple steps below.
Step 1 - Open the website details page for the website you want to enable SSH for.
Click the Edit button as highlighted in the circle below.
Step 2 - Enable SSH/SFTP Password
You can choose to generate a password or set your own password.
Click Continue and you're done!
Connect to your website using SFTP (with password)
The details to connect to your website with SFTP password are shown on the website details page.
In your SFTP client (Filezilla or similar), you only need to enter 3 things:
Host: Your domain name or server IP
Password: Your SFTP password (that you set in step 2).
Connect to your website using SSH (with password)
Step 1 (In a Terminal window), enter: ssh email@example.com
Step 2: When prompted, enter your password from Step 2 and click enter.
For more ways to set up file access, please follow this guide.