Using the File Manager

This tutorial covers the basics of the web-based file manager included with Virtualmin.

Using the file manager, the administrative user can view and manage any of the files located on the server, and less privileged users can view and manage their own files in their home directory.

It assumes you have first [logged into Virtualmin](/documentation/tutorial/how-to-log-in).

  1. Click Webmin on the top-left.
  2. Click Others.
  3. Click File Manager.
  4. After a few moments, the File Manager will appear.
  5. From here, you can begin using the file manager, performing tasks including:

    • Click a directory to view it's contents.
    • You can make changes to a text file by right-clicking a filename, and clicking Edit.
    • You can create files by clicking New, and delete files by clicking Delete.