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Tag: CSF

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(On Managed Servers)

In this article, we will provide an in depth explanation on how to set up and customize the messenger feature in CSF on a managed server.

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(On Unmanaged/Core Managed Servers)

What Is CSF?

In this article, we will provide an in-depth explanation of how to set up and customize the messenger feature in CSF on an unmanaged or core managed server.  Let's begin by defining exactly what CSF or ConfigServer Firewall is and what it does.

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What is a Firewall?

Broadly speaking, a firewall is part of a network or server that is designed to restrict potentially malicious and unauthorized access to the hardware while still allowing outward communication from the network or server. 

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When connecting to a server, many aspects  can cause your connection to not complete correctly. Here are some aspects to check before jumping to conclusions.

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Liquid Web has introduced a new feature designed to simplify the removal of errant IP address blocks in the firewall, and allow customers to quickly remove their own address from within their Manage dashboard. In this manner, customers can remove blocks on their IP addresses even when they are unable to access WebHost Manager itself due to the block.

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Basic DoS/DDoS Mitigation with the CSF Firewall

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Category: Series | Tags: CSF, Firewall
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Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are common threats that every publicly accessible web server faces. The purpose of such attacks, in the simplest terms, is to flood a server with connections, overloading it and preventing from accepting legitimate traffic.

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How to Block Ports by Country in CSF

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Category: Series | Tags: CSF, Firewall
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In addition to being able to manage traffic from a specific country or a list of countries, CSF allows you to manage access by country to specific ports. This can be useful if you need to ensure that a particular service is available globally (such as your web server on port 80) but want to restrict international access to services such as WHM/cPanel, SSH, or FTP.

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How to Allow Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

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One of the most-requested features on cPanel servers is the ability to manage and filter traffic at a country level. With the ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) plugin in WebHost Manager, you can do exactly that.

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How to Block Traffic by Country in the CSF Firewall

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One of the most-requested features on cPanel servers is the ability to manage and filter traffic at a country level. With the ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) plugin in WebHost Manager, you can do exactly that.

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