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HELP! Confused.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by redan, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. redan

    redan Registered

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    Hello, I found this in SSH as root on my server:

    /root/.cpcpan/pingtimes/mirror.candidhosting.com

    Does anyone have any idea if this is a potential compromise of my server.

    A search showed that this is a Florida hosting company but I'm not sure why or if the path is indicating that a mirror of my server is being sent to his servers.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    That's perfectly normal. cPanel uses a wide variety of cpan mirrors to update perl modules on your server when new ones are available. If you didn't know, this is cpan:

    http://www.cpan.org
     
  3. redan

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    Thanks for the information chirpy.

    I should have come back and posted. After reading further it indicates various locations that cpanel uses for perl.
     
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