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Need a CMM compatible "File Manager"

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by Benjamin74, Sep 9, 2020.

  1. Benjamin74

    Benjamin74 Premium Member Premium Member

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    Hello guys,

    When traveling I have to access my server's file through FTP... but unfortunately my 3G provider is blocking this kind of access... I could use ssh but it's really not that practical.

    Thus I'm looking for a simple, reliable "Cpanel File Manager" like software to make some quick edits on PHP files.

    I would secure it through a simple htpasswd.

    So far I have found these tools:

    prasathmani/tinyfilemanager

    jcampbell1/simple-file-manager

    filegator/filegator

    => Any of you have experience with any of these or can comment/recommend another tool?

    Thanks a lot,

    Ben
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Unfortunately, I don't use file managers so had to recommend one. Pure SSH client, SecureCRT is all I need with native inbuilt SFTP client too. i.e. demo using SecureCRT SSH client's native SFTP client to download Centmin Mod nginx_upgrade and php_upgrade logs in compressed format to Windows 10 PC's local folder Securecrt-sftp-download-nginx-upgrade-log
     
  3. deltahf

    deltahf Premium Member Premium Member

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    Why not SFTP? It will run over the same SSH port but you can browse and edit files with most good clients just like FTP.

    I use Transmit for Mac and iOS.
     
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    WinScp and Filezilla for Windows :)
     
  5. Benjamin74

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    -> Using the root username and password?

    I didn't think of this since I'm always using the FTP account configured when installing CMM.

    What username do you use for SFTP?

    I guess if I use the root username & password for SFTP I'll probably have to reset back the files ownership afterward to the nginx user, right?

    chown -R nginx:nginx /home/nginx/domains/mydomain.com/public
     
  6. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    yes SFTP natively uses same SSH port and uses root user.
    yup, if using root user SFTP then Getting Started Guide step 2 outlines it Getting Started Guide - CentminMod.com LEMP Nginx web stack for CentOS