As we explained in a previous post, help desk support services at Bobcares has been able to prevent recurring instances of customer IP address blocks in cPanel servers through continual server maintenance. While Config Server Firewall (CSF) and Login Failure Daemon (LFD) are great for securing cPanel shared hosting servers, their default settings can cause IPs of valid users to be blocked. The only way to prevent such service downtimes is to constantly update your firewall settings based on changing mail and web traffic patterns in the server.
In this post, we will go through Bobcares best practices on initial firewall setup and continual maintenance. Continue reading