It's no secret that ISP’s will sometimes limit traffic on the common SMTP ports (25 & 587). The result is that clients will constantly contact you because they are unable to send mail. The fix is normally to switch to the alternate port i.e. from port 25 to 587 and vice-versa. This however is only a temporary fix and the client will soon contact you (slightly more frustrated) again with the same problem.
ConfigServer eXploit Scanner (CXS) is a fantastic tool when it comes to malware detection and removal on a cPanel server. The live scanning capability of CXS and large exploit database makes it a must have tool for the battle against malware. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install & configure CXS on cPanel servers.
It is easy to change the hostname on a cPanel server via the WHM interface. If you prefer to do things via SSH, this is how you do it.
In this tutorial I will show you how to increase security on a cPanel server running on CentOS by installing a firewall (csf), maldet (anti-malware), changing the default SSH port & disable direct root access.
This the 5th & final part of my cPanel/WHM installation & configuration video series.