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Enable FTP Passive port range

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

Enable FTP Passive port range

What is Active FTP 1. A user connects from a random port on a file transfer client to port 21 on the server. It sends the PORT command, specifying what client-side port the server should connect to. This port will be used later on for the data channel and is different from the port used in this s...

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Tag: active-ftp, cpanel, csf, ftp, iptables, passive-ftp

Apache status in command line

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

Apache status in command line Apache module mod_status There is also mod_status built into Apache web server to get server status from a web browser. With this module you can easily find out how well your server is preforming. All reports are generated in a html format. You can easily find out f...

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Tag: apache, apache-status, whm

Deny SSH access by ip address on cpanel

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

There are many ways available to secure SSH on cPanel Server. We can deny SSH access to all other ip address except from our ISP ips.  In order to allow our ip address and deny all other ips use the following method. From within your WHM head to Security Center >> Host Access Control. Her...

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Tag: allow, cpanel, deny, ip, security, ssh, whm

Symlink Attacks Solutions

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

Symlink Attacks Solutions

This attack usually occurs after the attacker has been able to read the contents of the /etc/passwd file and has enumerated the server’s users. The attacker then runs a script which blindly builds symbolic links (a bit like shortcuts on Windows or Aliases on a Mac) to locations where configurat...

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Tag: cpanel-security-2, security, symlink

fatal error or timeout occurred on WHM

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

When you login WHM, you can see FATAL ERROR ( a fatal error or timeout occurred while processing this directive ) at the top of WHM with below message [a fatal error or timeout occurred while processing this directive] We found the below mentioned error in the cpanel log. Magic number check...

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Tag: fatal-error, whm

How to recompile Apache/PHP in WHM

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

How to recompile Apache/PHP. There are two ways available to recompile apache/php in your cpanel server.  Use it if you know properly. Steps 1: log into WHM and navigate to EasyApache (Apache Update) On the main page make sure 'Begin by selecting a profile to load:' is selected and then c...

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Tag: easyapache, recompile-apache, recompile-php, whm

Free cPanel Nginx automated installer Plugin

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

Free cPanel Nginx automated installer Plugin

nginx is open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. nginxcp cPanel nginx automated installer Plugin which Turbo boost your cPanel server with low resources usage. Free cPanel Nginx automated installer plugin Nginx Admin Install instructio...

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Tag: free-cpanel-plugin, nginx

SSHD rootKit exploit libkeyutils.so

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

SSHD rootKit exploit libkeyutils.so

It has recently come to light there is a security exploit that seems to be affecting or targeting Cloud Linux and CentOS systems running cPanel. We believe the exploit is done via SSH server. SSHD rootKit exploit libkeyutils.so So far cloudlinux know: Rootkit deposits files /lib64/libke...

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Tag: security, ssh, sshd-rootkit

Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL

This Heartbleed vulnerability allows an attacker to read 64 kilobyte chunks of memory from the servers and clients that connect using SSL through a flaw in the OpenSSL’s implementation of the heartbeat extension. cPanel & WHM does not provide any copies of the OpenSSL library. The daemons a...

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Tag: heartbleed, openssl, security

How To Install eAccelerator on cpanel

July 19, 2014 | General, Plugins, Security | No Comments

eAccelerator is a free, open-source piece of software used to speed up PHP loading on websites. You install it onto your server and let it run in the background, delivering your PHP code to users' browsers. You can install eAccelerator right from the cPanel interface eAccelerator is a PHP accelerat...

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Tag: eaccelerator, install-eaccelerator, shell-script