Below you will find documentation, tutorials, checklists and useful tips on how to use Extilum’s services.

Security

Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for cPanel

Learn How to Configure Two-Factor Authentication for cPanel. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a security measure that requires two forms of identification. After you enter your password, you must enter a security code. An application on your smartphone supplies this code. Without your smartphone, you cannot log in.
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Enable and Disable ModSecurity for all domains – cPanel

Learn how to Enable and Disable ModSecurity for all domains in cPanel. ModSecurity is an open-source web application firewall (WAF) that is designed to be integrated within web servers such as Apache and Nginx and assist with mitigating commonly known attacks. Through the use of ModSecurity Domain Manager, the cPanel interface allows the user to enable and disable ModSecurity on a per-domain basis.
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Enable and Disable ModSecurity for individual domains – cPanel

Learn how to Enable and Disable ModSecurity for individual domains in cPanel. ModSecurity is an open-source web application firewall (WAF) that is designed to be integrated within web servers such as Apache and Nginx and assist with mitigating commonly known attacks. Through the use of ModSecurity Domain Manager, the cPanel interface allows the user to enable and disable ModSecurity on a per-domain basis.
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Enable Leech Protection for a directory in cPanel

Learn How to Enable Leech Protection for a directory in cPanel. The Leech Protection interface allows you to detect unusual levels of activity in password-restricted directories. After you set the maximum number of logins within a two-hour period, the system redirects or suspends users who exceed it.
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Disable Leech Protection for a directory – cPanel

Learn How to Disable Leech Protection for a directory in cPanel. The Leech Protection interface allows you to detect unusual levels of activity in password-restricted directories. When you no longer need this kind of protection, follow this tutorial to disable it.
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Enable Hotlink protection – cPanel

Learn How to Enable Hotlink protection in cPanel. A hotlink happens when someone embeds content from your site in another site and uses your bandwidth to serve the files. You can use this interface to prevent this issue.
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