Basic DoS/DDoS Mitigation with the CSF Firewall

Advanced Firewall Configuration in WHM/cPanel I. How to Back up and Restore the CSF Firewall Configuration II. How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall III. How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall IV. How to Block or Allow Specific Ports by Country in the CSF Firewall V. Basic DoS/DDoS […]

How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

Advanced Firewall Configuration in WHM/cPanel I. How to Back up and Restore the CSF Firewall Configuration II. How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall III. How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall IV. How to Block or Allow Specific Ports by Country in the CSF Firewall V. Basic DoS/DDoS […]

How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

Advanced Firewall Configuration in WHM/cPanel I. How to Back up and Restore the CSF Firewall Configuration II. How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall III. How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall IV. How to Block or Allow Specific Ports by Country in the CSF Firewall V. Basic DoS/DDoS […]

How to Back up and Restore the CSF Firewall Configuration

Advanced Firewall Configuration in WHM/cPanel I. How to Back up and Restore the CSF Firewall Configuration II. How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall III. How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall IV. How to Block or Allow Specific Ports by Country in the CSF Firewall V. Basic DoS/DDoS […]

How to Open a Port in CSF with WHM/cPanel

The Config Server Firewall offers several advantages over the Advanced Policy Firewall, including more robust protection against Denial of Service, SYN flood and other common attacks. But one of its most appealing features is its plugin for WebHost Manager that allows you to quickly access firewall settings and common tasks through a graphical interface. Pre-Flight […]

How to Manage the CSF Firewall in WHM/cPanel

Should you discover (or suspect) that a client or customer’s IP address has been blocked in the firewall, or you just need to open (or close) a port on your cPanel server, you may be able to quickly resolve the issue yourself if you have access to WebHost Manager and the ConfigServer Firewall (CSF). If […]

How To Unblock an IP Address in CSF

CSF is generally considered an advanced firewall given it has many more configuration options than most other software firewalls (such as APF). It’s also still simple enough to install and configure, even for novice system administrators. For a simple overview on how to install and configure CSF and its security plugin LFD (Login Failure Daemon), […]

CSF: Config Server Firewall Installation

An alternative firewall to APF is the Config Server Firewall, or CSF. CSF is generally considered a more advanced firewall as there are more configuration options compared to other firewalls, while still being simple enough to install and configure that even novice administrators can use it. This article will give you a simple overview about […]

How To Retrieve or Reset the Root MySQL Password

If the root MySQL password is required and can’t be located, it can be retrieved or reset. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for recovering or resetting the root MySQL password. You will need root-level SSH access to a server running cPanel to recover the password; resetting the password can be done via WHM […]