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Maldet failed emails for newly setup cPanel server

Discussion in 'Security' started by linux-tech, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. linux-tech

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    Hello


    I have a setup a new cPanel server. But I am frequently receiving failed maldet email alerts.

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    Service Name maldet
    Service Status failed 
    Notification The service “maldet” appears to be down.
    Service Check Method The system’s command to check or to restart this service failed.
    Number of Restart Attempts 63
    Startup Log No startup log
    Memory Information
    Used 699 MB
    Available 1.15 GB
    Installed 1.83 GB
    
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Hello,

    Please keep in mind that MalDet is a third-party application. Could you let us know the contents of the /etc/chkserv.d/maldet file on your system? Also, what steps did you take to install this application?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. linux-tech

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    Please see the content of maldet file.

    # cat /etc/chkserv.d/maldet
    service[maldet]=x,x,x,/bin/bash -c "pidof inotifywait || maldet -m users",inotifywait,root
     
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    Could you elaborate on the specific steps you took to install this application?

    Thank you.
     
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