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How to install CSF in cPanel

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ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) is a firewall configuration tool that was created to enhance server security by providing a simple yet powerful interface for configuring firewall settings on cPanel servers.

This programme is freely downloadable as a WHM plugin. To perform a simple CSF installation, follow these steps.

Install CSF: Log into your server as root, using SSH.
Follow below given command

# cd /usr/local/src/ 

You will obtain the following image after running this command:

After changing the directory, use the following command to start the download:

# wget https://download.configserver.com/csf.tgz 

After you've finished downloading, run the command listed below.

# tar -xzf csf.tgz 
# cd csf 
# sh install.sh 
# systemctl status csf.service 

Configure CSF: By logging into WHM as root and going to the bottom left menu. Go to ConfigServer Security Firewall in the Plugins area.

Thank you!!

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