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Cannot publish to the specified host via FTP. Authorization failed.

2012-10-27 1:38 pm EST

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As of this morning, I get the above error when trying to publish from the sitebuilder. I updated my passwords yesterday and double checked that they are all now working.

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2012-10-29 7:47 am EST
Hello Brad,

The Premium Website Builder has 2 passwords, one to log in and one to publish. The publishing password MUST match your current cPanel password as it logs into the server to place your files.

Here is a link that explains how to change the publishing password. After that, you should have no issue with publishing.

Best Regards,
Scott M

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