accessing a domain (

February 8, 2019 197 views
DNS Ubuntu 18.04


I am trying to access a domain registered and pointed at a lamp droplet. So i succeeded and also connected via ftp both to new domain and via the droplet ip. The problem is that ftp opens up root and var on server. new domain files are in var, How can I access var folder instead of root.

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If you are using root as your username by default you would get to the /root folder as this is the home folder for the root user. However as the root user has access to all other folders you would be able to simply navigate to the /var folder via your FTP client.

Hope that this helps!

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