Set Up A Fileserver For Small/Medium Enterprises With SME Server 7.1 - Page 6

9 User Passwords

You might have wondered that up to now, only admin has access to the SME Server web interface, so if a user wants a changed password, the admin would have to log in and change it. Fortunately, this can be done by the users themselves. All they have to do is go to in a browser:


10 FTP

You might have noticed that FTP access was mentioned when we set up the i-bay. Normally you don't need FTP access, but if you do: To enable FTP access to your i-bays, go to Remote access and activate FTP access. This will make the FTP server start:

Afterwards, open an FTP client such as SmartFTP, WS_FTP, gFTP, etc. and log in to with your username (e.g. joe) and password:

You will get to the user's home directory first:

If you go up two directories, you will be at the ibays level, from where you can change into the sales_share directory:


Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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By: Anonymous

This is the best article that I have found in clear easy to understand step by step configuration for SME file server. It worked for me the first time although I am using version 7.5.1 Thanks to author I have it up and running to store all of my files and pictures.

Thank You for a great tutorial.

M H Bell 

By: Ariel González

Very useful, very "to-the-point".

Just what I was looking for.