A2hosting : By default, cPanel doesn't allow FTP accounts outside of public_html

I got a StartUp Web Hosting Plan from A2hosting since a long time now. It's one of the best hosting, I ever had (developper) : good support, cheap, wild range of services for basic packs (ssh, addons domain, rsync, ...). Sometime, it's good to say it when it's true...

 

Anyway, Cpanel cannot access to an ftp folder outside of public_html directory. I just created a symbolic link from the public_html/ftpfolder directory to the destination /destination/folder of my choice.

To make a symbolic link, I used the following command :

ln -s public_html/ftpfolder destination/folder

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