Setting Up Protected Directories

For Web Hosting & Cloud Hosting packages

You can protect directories in your webspace. This will ensure that access to a section of your website is only possible after a password is entered.

  • Log in to IONOS and choose the Hosting category. If necessary, choose the relevant contract.
  • Select the menu (gear) icon in the Webspace panel and select Protected directories.
  • Click New User.
  • Enter a the password protection settings:
  •  
    Field Input
    User name Enter a username, if none is assigned
    Password Enter a password
    Repeat password Enter the password again
    Description (Optional) Enter a description
       
  • Select the directories you want to protect with the password.
  • Click on Save.

The directory protection is now set up and will be active within a few minutes.


Did this article help you?

Your feedback helps us to further improve our services. To leave feedback, log in to your IONOS account by clicking on the login button at the top right. You can then submit a rating below the article.