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How to install Rkhunter on cPanel

Rkhunter (aka Rootkit Hunter) is a security auditing tool for Unix & Linux severs. It can help you to detect rootkits, backdoors & exploits running on your servers, it uses MD5 hashes to identify possible modifications on important system files & directories, also inspects file permissions , hidden files and directories, suspicious directory and file names and kernel…

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How to install ImageMagick on cPanel

Today we will try to answer a simple question: How to install ImageMagick on a cPanel servers? But first, we must understand what is ImageMagick and what can do for us. ImageMagick is a software suite to create, dit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including…

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Rebuild corrupt /tmp partition on cPanel

If you ever have your /tmp partition corrupted on a cPanel server you may face read-only errors while trying to write into the partition. That will also cause mysql, apache and other services to fail and stop working eventually. That’s why today we are going to show you how to re-create / rebuild corrupt /tmp partition with this quick…

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How to: Install ModSecurity on cPanel – Step by step Mod_security cpanel installation

What is Mod_Security? ModSecurity is one of the oldest and most popular Web Applications Firewalls around. As any WAF, it helps system administrators to keep their systems secure, preventing known and unknown web attacks like: SQL Injection Iframe attacks,  Webshell/Backdoor Detection Botnet Attack Detection HTTP Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks Mod_Security is an open source & free software, and…

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How to install Tomcat on cPanel servers

Do you require Tomcat server running in order o serve your Java Servlet and Java Server pages and you are using cPanel servers? Don’t worry, cPanel includes an easy way to install tomcat using EasyApache script. How can I install Tomcat on cPanel servers? Login to WHM panel as root, then click on Software >> EasyApache Select Tomcat…

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Migrate from DSO to suPHP on cPanel/WHM servers

suPHP is an Apache module that let’s you handle PHP requests in a secure and fast way. It’s not as fast as DSO module, however suPHP provides much better security by limit users to use restricted file and directory permissions, and also to run PHP scripts as the real system user, and not as nobody (as it happens…

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How to Add Barracuda RBL to Exim on cPanel

One of the best ways to stop incoming SPAM on cPanel servers is to use the RBL feature that Exim includes on its configuration. By default, cPanel servers comes with two pre-defined blacklists: RBL: bl.spamcop.net RBL: zen.spamhaus.org Those are disabled by default on standart cPanel installations. However, even if you enable both blacklists, I’m pretty sure you will…

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