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Check List for new server with WHM

Discussion in 'Security' started by Brooky A, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Brooky A

    Brooky A Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I bought a cPanel license today and setup a VPS server on the cloud. I have used the Security Advisor tool to patch all its findings and there are no more to look into.

    Is there anything else I should think about or checklist to make sure everything is tight and secure?

    I appreciate PHP needs tweaks.
     
  2. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

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    Al.

    Without doubt install CSF, it's a free firewall app.
    ConfigServer Security & Firewall

    WHM also has a cracking feature "Host Access Control"
    This will allow you to restrict access to certain services ie SSH, FTP etc to just one or a handful of IP's.

    Also consider moving your SSH port from 22.
     
  3. Kailash1

    Kailash1 Well-Known Member

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    Install CSF as suggested above. You will get more check list to harden your server in CSF (similar to Security Advisor).
     
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