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Redirect WHM, Webmail to specific domain instead of IP

Discussion in 'Security' started by BastienC, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. BastienC

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    I'm accessing my WHM/Webmail through https://myserver.mydomain.com:2087 (or :2083)

    But I can also use the IP address directly and it will work, but of course not the HTTPS.
    Is it possible to force it to redirect to a domain ?
     
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    Have you tried accessing via example.com/cpanel or example.com/whm?
     
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    No, directly https://x.x.x.x:2087

    accessing /whm or /cpanel does direct me to the corresponding port
     
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    Are you aware of these settings?
    WebHost Manager »Server Configuration »Tweak Settings, Redirection tab
     
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    Yes, I tried all 3 options for SSL Redirection destination, no luck.
     
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    Hello,

    There are no options available to automatically redirect users who utilize the specific port numbers in the URL. The options under the "Redirection" tab in "WHM >> Tweak Settings" are available to redirect users to the SSL/TLS ports when visiting /cpanel, /webmail, /whm, etc. Here's a post you may find helpful if you are open to a custom firewall workaround (it's for a different purpose but the same concept applies):

    SOLVED - Prevent domain.com:2082 logins

    Thank you.
     
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    I'm not sure I get how this can help me, since myserver.mydomain.com already resolve to the same IP I'm trying to block the access from.

    Can I do something like this ?
    w.x.y.z|2083|myserver.mydomain.com|2083|tcp
     
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    Hello,

    It would only apply as a workaround if your accounts resolved to separate IP addresses and accessed cPanel/WHM via their domain name (e.g. domain.tld/cpanel). If it's the same IP address, then there's no other workaround I'm aware of.

    Thank you.
     
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