Setting Up Protected Directories

For Web Hosting & Cloud Hosting packages

You can protect directories in your webspace. This will ensure that access to a section of your website is only possible after a password is entered.

  • Log in to IONOS and choose the Hosting category. If necessary, choose the relevant contract.
  • Select the menu (gear) icon in the Webspace panel and select Protected directories.
  • Click New User.
  • Enter a the password protection settings:
    Field Input
    User name Enter a username, if none is assigned
    Password Enter a password
    Repeat password Enter the password again
    Description (Optional) Enter a description
  • Select the directories you want to protect with the password.
  • Click on Save.

The directory protection is now set up and will be active within a few minutes.