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Enable Leech Protection File Manager – cPanel

Learn How to Enable Leech Protection from File Manager – cPanel. Leech Protect allows you to prevent your users from giving out or publicly posting their passwords to a restricted area of your site. This feature will redirect accounts which have been compromised to a URL of your choice (and suspend them, if you choose).


Video tutorial – Enable Leech Protection from File Manager – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Enable Leech Protection from File Manager – cPanel

  1. Login to cPanel.

    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find Files section and click the File Manager link.

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  2. Leech Protect

    Locate the file or folder you want to protect.
    Right-click on the item you want to protect and select the Leech Protect option.

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Leech protection

  3. Set Up Leech Protection

    Number of logins allowed per username in a 2-hour period
    – Type the number of logins allowed per username in a 2-hour period
    URL to Redirect Leech Users to
    – Type a URL to redirect users to another web page when their account is compromised.
    Send Email Alert To
    – To receive an e-mail alert when an account is compromised, select the Send Email Alert to check box, and then type an e-mail address.
    Disable Compromised Accounts
    – To disable accounts that are compromised, select this check box.

    Click the Enable button.

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  4. Wait for the success message

    Extilum cPanel - File Manager - Leech protection

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