Authentication by FTP

Some of SPIP’s functionalities have a direct influence on the structure and the content itself of the database (in particular, updates, backups and restores of the database...). For these very sensitive features, an FTP authentication procedure has been put in place as a way to restrict their usage to the few users who have been granted FTP access to the site server (more generally, if a site admits several SPIP administrators, FTP access is restricted to the main webmaster).

To be able to use these features, you have to simultaneously: