Managing Protected Directories

Operator: <protected-dir>. Deprecated in XML-RPC protocol versions.

XML Schema: protected_dir.xsd

Plesk version: Plesk 8.3 for Unix and later | Plesk 8.3 for WIndows and later

API RPC version:

Plesk user: Administrator, customer


For storing sensitive data, you can create password-protected directories within subscriptions on physical hosting. It is possible to create such directories under either a standard virtual host accessible via HTTP protocol, or if applicable for a given particular subscription, under an SSL/TLS virtual host accessible via HTTPs protocol.

 Supported operations

  • ADD creates a protected directory
  • SET changes protected directory properties
  • DELETE removes a protected directory
  • ADD-USER creates a new protected directory user
  • SET-USER changes protected directory user preferences
  • DELETE-USER removes a protected directory user
  • GET retrieves information about a protected directory
  • GET-USER retrieves information about a protected directory user
  • GET-PD-LOCATION-DESCRIPTOR retrieves a protected directory descriptor


Next in this section:

Available Filters

Creating Protected Directory

Changing Protected Directory Properties

Removing Protected Directory

Retrieving Protected Directory Properties

Creating Protected Directory User

Changing Protected Directory User Settings

Removing Protected Directory User

Retrieving Protected Directory User Settings

Retrieving Descriptor of Protected Directory Properties


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