How to install CSF Firewall on cPanel Server

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In this tutorial, we will explain how to install CSF Firewall on your cPanel Server.


Requirement:

  • cPanel Dedicated Server
  • root access


First log your cPanel Server by SSH

ssh root@your_cpanel_server_ip


Download and extract CSF on your server

cd /usr/local/src/
wget https://download.configserver.com/csf.tgz
tar -xzf csf.tgz


Start the installation of CSF

cd csf
sh install.sh


When done, log your WHM interface

https://your_cpanel_server_ip:2087


Navigate to ConfigServer Security Firewall in the plugins section.
From there, you will be able to configure the Firewall as you want.


At the installation, all default ports are allowed in the config and the IP of the person who performed the installation whitelisted.


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