Setting Secure Folder in HELM

Please follow the below steps to configure the Secured Folder for your domains in HELM control panel :

1. Login to HELM as end user
 
2. Click on Domains. You will see your domain listed on the page. Click on it.

3. You will see all the menu options listed and one of them is "Secured Folders". Click on the "Secured Folders" icon.
 
4. Click Install to first initialize the installation of the feature on your domain.Once the installation completed, you will see the message "Secured Folder Support Has Been Installed" on top of the page.
 
5. Before you can setup the folder as password protected, you will first have to setup the user who will have access to the password protected folder. Click on the "Users" icon > Add New. Enter the username and password who will later have access to the password protected folder. Click Save. Click Back.
 
6. Click on the "Folder" icon. Click Add New. Click on the "folder" icon which located beside the text box. A small windows will pop up listing all your folder directory beneath your "wwwroot" folder on the server. Browse to and double click on the folder which you wish to password protect it.Click OK once you have confirmed it. You will see that the folder name is listed on the Directory Path text box as \foldername. Click Save.
 
7. Click on the directory path you which you have added just now. At the bottom of the page, you will see the "Allowed Users" options. Click Add New.
 
8. You will see that user(s) who you have setup just now on Step 5. is listed there. Select the user who you wish to have permission to access the password protected folder and Click Save.
 
9. You will see the user is listed on the "Allowed Users" option. 

Note :
 
The "Allowed Group" let you to group several users in a group to ease your task if you wish to add in multiple users to have access to the password protected folder. To setup the Group user, please follow the below steps :
 
1. Login to HELM as end user

2. Click on Domains. You will see your domain listed on the page. Click on it.

3. You will see all the menu options listed and one of them is "Secured Folders". Click on the "Secured Folders" icon.

4. Click Groups > Add New. Enter a group name for the user. Click Save

5. Click on the group name which you have just added. Under the "Users" option, Click Add New. Select the user who you wish to add to the group. Repeat the steps until you have added all the users.

6. Once you have added all the users to the group, Click Back. Click Back.Click the "Folders" icon. You will see the folder which you have setup the password protected as explain above. Click on the folder.

7. At the middle of the page, you will see "Allowed Groups". Click Add new.The group name which you have added on Step 4 will appear there. Select it and Click Save. You will see the group name is added beneath the "Allowed Groups".

You may now try browse the folder at the URL http://www.yourdomain.com/foldername , you shall be getting a Windows prompt asking for username and password. Enter the user login credentials you have setup previously and you will be allowed to go into the page.

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