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    cPHulk Brute Force Blacklist limit 200 only?

    Hi guys it seems that cPHulk Brute Force Blacklist has a limit of only 200 IP addresses. Is there a way of increasing the blacklist limit?
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    SOLVED CPHulk read history reports using the command line or API

    Hi, I get daily calls about CSF and CPHulk and now I want to automate reading and removing entries. CSF is well supported via the command line. CPHulk not it seems? Reference documentation for CPHulk: cPHulk Management on the Command Line | cPanel & WHM Documentation I need to read the...
  3. sahostking

    cpHulk Blacklisting all countries

    We are getting many SMTP brute force attacks which causes load on our servers. Now we use many firewall besides not only a hardware firewall infront of servers but also bitninja / CSF. However it does not seem to be working too well as they still get through with distributed attacks to those...
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    cPHulk vs Exim Blacklist

    According to this article, blacklisting/restricting IPs from accessing the server through SMTP is done through EXIM configuration. Doesn't cPHulk do the same thing on a broader basis? Should I blacklist in both EXIM and cPHulk?
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    Brand new install, CPHulk links broken

    Just installed CPanel/WHM on a brand new server, and have already encountered a problem: in CPHulk EMail notifications, the links to blacklist or whitelist IPs/ranges do not work. More specifically, the links work in that they take you to the in page, which a loads - but it's impossible to...
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    cPHulk protection types

    Hi, I'm getting confused about the two types of protection options available in cPHulk: username-based and IP address-based. I've read the doc page for this but it's a bit unclear to me as it self-references a bit. :) In the section about username-based protection, it says: "Username-based...
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    All Traffic Seen as Gateway IP by cphulk

    Hello, After investigating some of your run-of-the-mill cphulk blocks, I realized the reason my whitelist isn't working is that cphulk is seeing all traffic as the gateway IP ( and brute forcing bots are getting that IP temp banned. Clearly I've taken a wrong turn somewhere in...
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    cPHulk show our server IP address

    Hello, When I check the server for brute force attack, in the IP section it shows the IP of our server, and in the Authentication Service section it shows dovecot, country LT, although the server is not even in this country. Can someone explain why it shows the IP of our server?
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    cPhulk affects on TTFB?

    Hello, It is possible impact cPhulk on TTFB? This should not affect but our client had a bad TTFB. We cleaned over 30k record in cPhulk and now the TTFB is better. Best regards
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    CPHulk locked all access

    We enabled country blocking on our server and CPhulk blocked everything, web and ssh, even blocked access to hosted sites. I tried the following; /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cphulk_pam_ctl --disable /usr/local/cpanel/etc/init/stopcphulkd but cphulk would restart. I then tried; whmapi1...
  11. jrxpress

    cPHulk Brute Force Protection

    I am getting this annoying warning each time I press "Remove Blocks and Clear Reports" from the History Reports on cPHulk Brute Force Protection. I have a Virtuozzo dedicated server with GoDaddy and they couldn't provide any help. Is there a way to fix it? Since it started a few versions ago...
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    cPhulk Countries / Regions management

    I have 2 Questions regarding CpHullk : 1 - How does the Regions VS. Countries priority work ? I have AP (AP) Listed as a Country in the CpHulk countries list. I assume this is AP = ASIA PACIFIC as a region. The second region would be EU. So my question is : If I blacklist ( or Whitelist )...
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    cPHulk Configuration Question

    Maybe I don't understand how cPHulk is suppose to work. If have for example Russia blacklisted under the Countries, and I have Maximum Failures per IP Address set to 3 Maximum Failures by Account set to 3 Maximum Failures per IP Address before the IP Address is Blocked for One Day set to 4...
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    SOLVED [CPANEL-27445] Excessive cPHulk notifications for blacklisted IPs and Countries

    Updated to v80.0.10 tonight. After the updated, I started getting brute force attempts from countries that I already had blacklisted. I did not change any of my cPHulk BFP setting. Any ideas?
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    SOLVED cPhulkd process did not start after restart

    Hello, I have cPanel and dns version 78.0.21 and cphulk process after restart of dns server did not start. In messages: [root@dns2 log]# grep "cphulkd" messages May 7 08:03:33 dns2 systemd: PID file /var/run/cphulkd_processor.pid not readable (yet?) after start. May 7 08:03:44 dns2 systemd...
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    cPHulkd blocking

    I've spent a good deal of time, reached out to my server host, and was told I need to ask here. I have roundcube and horde disabled from accounts as they are not used. My logs are full of blocks for latest examples: (email removed - non existant email - all the same in this example)...
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    IPv6 blocking, country blocking and access

    Folks, This is my first post on this forum. Great information here, can believe I haven't joined this forum till now. I have had a Dedicated Server for a few years now (running WHM) and never really paid too much mind to security (as I didn't know much about the subject). For someone not of an...
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    SOLVED The service cphulkd appears to be down

    Hello Everyone, First time posting in these forums. We're getting the following message on a daily basis it seems. Normally a message follows immediately afterwards that the service has recovered. I'm not a Cpanel expert but I've tried looking through the logs but I'm not finding anything...
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    SOLVED [CPANEL-26599] cphulk is shown as down in initial install

    Hello In v78.0.20 version, it appears cphulkd down in service status in clean cpanel installation. There is no error when cphulkd restarts. [root@server ~]# /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/restartsrv_cphulkd Waiting for “cphulkd” to restart gracefully ………………waiting for “cphulkd” to initialize...
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    SOLVED What is the cpaneld service as reported by cPHulk?

    Before the flame war starts over me not searching or Googling this first, I did. Google thinks "cpaneld" = "cpanel". If you put the entire question in quotes "what is cpaneld", Google yields no results. And this own forum's search for "cpaneld" yields a thousand results of folks pasting code...