Updating Folder Permissions using WinSCP FTP Client

Sometimes you need to set specific folder permissions to allow your scripts to run correctly.

The easiest way to do it is using an FTP Client. We'll illustrate it using WinSCP client.

1. Start WinSCP, enter your connection information

WinSCP login screen


2. Click the Login button

3. Your left hand panel now contains your local PC files and your right hand panel contains your online web-site files.

WinSCP Folder Structure


4. Navigate to public_html folder which is the default folder, containing your web-site files.

5. Next, right-click the folder which permissions you want to amend and select Properties.

6. Amend the permissions as per your needs.


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