cPanel

cPanel is an online Linux-based control panel that simplifies website and server management.

cPanel allows you to publish websites, manage domains, organize web files, create email accounts, and more.

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How to disable Mod_Sec for a specific domain in cPanel

Here is how to disable mod_sec for a single domain name in cPanel. To disable mod_security COMPLETELY, add the following line to the .htaccess file SecFilterEngine Off To only disable HTTP POST scanning, use the following instead: SecFilterScanPOST...

Troubleshooting 🕒 cron job issues on cPanel

Check if Cronjob is properly created The first thing that we need to check when troubleshooting issues with corn jobs on cpanel is if the corn job is properly created. For this we go to cPanel > Cron Jobs Make sure that the cronjob is listed on...

CSF: Check if IP address is blocked on the firewall

Here are different methods to check if an IP address is blocked in Config Server Firewall (CSF). Check if an IP is blocked in CSF from the WHM WHM > Config Server Firewall > Search for IP 2. Check if an IP is blocked in CSF from the terminal: csf -g...

Display the last modified file in directory in cPanel ☑️

From the terminal (SSH): grep -Ril "find /home/username/public_html/ -type f -mtime -2" From a .php file: <?php $last=shell_exec('grep -Ril "find /home/username/public_html/ -type f -mtime -2"'); echo "<pre>$last</pre>"; ?> The output will...

Delete all emails older than 6 months with Cronjob in cPanel

Here is how to delete all emails older than 6 months from cPanel using a cronjob. First, we need to know the exact location where emails are stored. On cPanel, emails are stored in 3 folders: new – incoming emails are received in this...

Set default Timezone via htaccess in cPanel

Here in how to change the default Time Zone permanently in cPanel using the .htaccess file Step 1. First, check you current time yone settings using a simple .php script like this: <?php echo "Today is " . date("Y/m/d") . "<br>"; echo "The...

PHP Script to check for open ports

Here is a simple PHP script that you can use to test if a port is open on the server or not. <?php $host = $_SERVER['SERVER_ADDR']; $ports = array(21, 25, 80, 81, 110, 443, 3306); foreach ($ports as $port) { $connection = @fsockopen($host...

How to Whitelist a domain name in CSF

If you use dynamic DNS privately and need to whitelist a hostname or domain name in cPanel/WHM, you can use the DYNDNS feature of ConfigServer Security and Firewall plugin. csf.dyndns is a file that is specifically used for allowing hostnames in CSF...

How to disable all cPanel LFD alerts

If clients are complaining for dozens of LFD alerts from their VPS’s running cPanel here is how to completely disable those email alerts. Here are two ways to disable LFD alerts: From WHM > ConfigServer Security & FirewallFrom the...