Add on User, Domain and SFTP

Last night very successfully added a new user to my VestaCP for  However then found that I couldn’t use the SFTP feature for the new user to upload files in FileZilla.  If I were to use VestaCP for multiple users, I would have to enable FTP.  Or do I?  It’s what happened anyway.  Question for this lesson is, how to allow a new user to upload files through SFTP when there is no FTP server?

Found this solution at VestaCP Forum – for testing:


Need to test this.

I also made a mistake, and hope I will remember it.  When I add on a new domain I have to enable child template for the Name DNS Server.  Otherwise the domain will just redirect to  Important lesson to remember.