Knowledgebase: Plesk Control Panel
How do I password protect a directory?
Posted by Maria Brosnan on 27 June 2016 02:40 PM

Login to your Plesk control panel at and go to the Password-Protected Directories section.

Click on Add Protected Directory.

Enter the full path to the directory you want to password protect. Enter a Title if required and click OK.

Create protected directory

The newly protected directory should now show in the Protected Directories list.

Click on the directory name and then Add User to add an authorised user and password. Fill in the username and password fields and click OK.