How can I reset username and password on FTP ?

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How can I reset username and password on FTP ?

#1 Post by Programmer78 » 2018-11-21 01:17

I am trying to transfer my files to a website using ftp. I found out the username and password is incorrect . I use the password and Username from the website and trying to transfer files to . I don't the username and password that's only for FTP . I want to create a new username and password for FTP. I get these error :

Error: Could not connect to server.

Status: Connection attempt failed with "EAI_NONAME - Neither nodename nor servname provided, or not known".

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Re: How can I reset username and password on FTP ?

#2 Post by boco » 2018-11-21 01:21

You cannot set nor change any login data over FTP, the protocol simply doesn't support it. If you are allowed to set or change FTP credentials by your hoster (not all do), it must be done over their web portal/panel.
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