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Removing CGIemail CGIecho Scripts Question

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by LordLiverpool, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. LordLiverpool

    LordLiverpool Well-Known Member

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    Hello cPanel

    Sorry in advance for my noob question.

    Today when I logged into my server I was greeted by the WHM version 68 feature showcase page. (BTW cPanel thanks for the new updates)

    One update caught my eye:

    Clean CGI.JPG

    That is, the removal of cgiemail and cgiecho. I clicked the more information link and read the notes. And it does seem prudent to remove these pesky critters. So then I read the release notes for WHM68 for further clarification, but received none.

    OK so my question is, if I go ahead and choose to remove cgiemail and cgiecho will there be any impact/interruption to my client's email? (They are all using webmail, horde mail and roundcube.)

    I apologise for not knowing this, but I don't know the WHM architecture, it's relationships and dependencies etc, hence my question here.

    Also had the Clean Cgiemail choice been defaulted to "Enable" then I would have felt more confident about proceeding with the update. But I don't want to blindly click Enable.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    Removing them will not effect webmail applications or email clients. The cgiemail and cgiecho scripts were available for installation in previous cPanel versions for the purpose of sending email through a form on a website.

    Thank you.
     
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  3. LordLiverpool

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    Hi Michael

    Thank you for replying and thanks for clearing that up, I will go ahead and delete them.

    Best Regards
     
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    If I have installed Roundcube (customer Roundcube not the default with cpanel ) does it will effect ?
     
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    No, Roundcube does not rely on the cgiemail or cgiecho scripts.

    Thank you.
     
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