Install ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) in cPanel Server

This article provides a guide to install ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) in cPanel Server. This guide requires root-level access on cPanel VPS or cPanel dedicated server.

Install CSF in cPanel Server

To install ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) in cPanel server, follow the steps below:

  1. Login to SSH as Root user
  2. Run the following commands:
    cd /usr/src
    rm -fv csf.tgz
    tar -xzf csf.tgz
    cd csf
  3. Login to WHM
  4. Access ConfigServer Security & Firewall in WHM (WHM -> Plugins -> ConfigServer Security & Firewall)CSF in WHM

You can now configure and manage CSF firewall from WHM/cPanel.

Further Reading:

  • csf, configserver, firewall
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