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Discussion in 'Security' started by grayloon, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. grayloon

    grayloon Well-Known Member

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    We build sites and host them on our own cloud servers running cPanel. We've been doing this for a few years. We're getting more and more customers asking for full access to their site via FTP or SSH, and we're concerned about the security implications. Right now, we try to lock FTP access to a single directory - not the whole public_html. And, we never allow SSH access. We're running PHP 5.3 without suEXEC, suPHP, Suhosin, mod_security, or Ruid2. Is there a "best practice" guide to secure this type of "open" server?
     
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    I'm going to turn on jailed shell for all users and switch to ruid2. Solid plan to lock down customer access? Any permissions issues or anything I should be aware of when using ruid2?
     
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    Yes, the following document contains information you should know before enabling Mod_Ruid2:

    ModRuid2 - cPanel

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