How to Disable Symlinks on linux WHM/cPanel Server ?

Disabling SYM links is not a tough task on WHM/cPanel based servers, however you might not found proper way to do this, here is the quick code for disabling symlinks.

, How to Disable Symlinks on linux WHM/cPanel Server ?, Hostripples Web Hosting

  • Login to WHM/cPanel server via SSH with root access.
  Execute following commands
  • $ wget http://layer1.rack911.com/before_apache_make -O
  • $ /scripts/before_apache_make
  • $ chmod 700/scripts/before_apache_make

And then recompile apache by previous saved profile:

  • $ /scripts/easyapache

That is all, you can also check for any symbolic links already created:

  • $ find /home*/*/public_html -type l

This will output directories and files those are sym linked.


How to Disable Symlinks on linux WHM/cPanel Server ?, Hostripples Web Hosting

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