A web site including Miva has a unique directory in the MivaDataRoot directory. It is located on the same server.
By default, there is no access to this directory. An FTP account to the MivaDataRoot can be created through the Control Center.
If you have not already, login to the Control Center at
and from the menu item SITE click on FTP ADMIN.
Click on the button that says ‘Add MivaDataRoot’ , it will require you to enter and verify a password.
Access the Miva Data Root with FTP by using "MivaDataRoot" as the username and the password that was specified.