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Enable email alert when wheel group user logs in?

Discussion in 'Security' started by sadasan, Jun 8, 2019.

  1. sadasan

    sadasan Active Member

    Feb 10, 2015
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    I had csf plug in installed and added a wheel user "test(just example)" from WHM.

    I configured the server to send an email alert when the user "test" succeeds to login as a root.

    It works as follows.
    Log in to the server by user "test" first, then su - to root.

    I tried, however, the server sent the email alert when only root login succeeds, it is too late.

    I want that the server sends the alert email when a wheel user of "test" succeeds to login, then I could know that a hacker broke a user password, but they had not succeeded to log in by root yet.

    To enable the email alert when server login succeeds in user level, where may I configure of csf?

    Any advice would be appreciated.

    Thank you.
  2. cPanelLauren

    cPanelLauren Forums Analyst II Staff Member

    Nov 14, 2017
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    Hello @sadasan

    CSF/LFD offers a LF_SSH_EMAIL_ALERT which as described in the configuration file is as follows:
    LF_SU_EMAIL_ALERT would also notify whether the attempt was successful or not:

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