Monitor visitors that are logged into your site through FTP using cPanel


Written by Dennis Nind

Last published at: February 8th, 2019

(cPanel >> Home >> Files >> FTP Connections)


This interface displays information about current connections to your FTP server and it allows you to terminate those connections.

View current FTP sessions

The interface includes the following information about connections to your FTP server:

UserThe username for the authenticated FTP account.user
Logged in FromThe host through which the user connected to your FTP
Login TimeThe FTP session's start time and date.Fri Jul 19 13:19:20 2013
StatusThe FTP session's status.IDLE
DisconnectAllows you to disconnect the FTP session.Disconnect
Process IDThe FTP session's process ID.13926

To refresh the list of FTP sessions, click Reload.

Disconnect users from an FTP session

If you suspect malicious activity from a user, or if the user is idle, you can disconnect their FTP session. To disconnect a user from an FTP session, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Disconnect next to the FTP session that you wish to disconnect.
  2. To verify that the server disconnected the session, click Reload.