Error : Fix the WHM CSF Security Test Errors!

How to fix the WHM CSF security test errors!

WHM, Error : Fix the WHM CSF Security Test Errors!, Hostripples Web Hosting

As a part of ensuring security, Hostripples perform a CSF security scan from WHM. We may get the following error after the scan. 

“Check csf LF_SCRIPT_ALERT option WARNING This option will notify you when a large amount of email is sent from a particular script on the server, helping track down spam scripts”

 

WHM, Error : Fix the WHM CSF Security Test Errors!, Hostripples Web Hosting

 

To fix this error :

1) SSH into the server.

2) Edit the csf configuration file by using following command:

vi /etc/csf/csf.conf

3) Search for LF_SCRIPT_ALERT = “0?

4) Change the value from “0? to “1? to fix the issue.

5) Restart the CSF.

 

You may also get the following error :

 

“Check exim for extended logging (log_selector) WARNING You should enable extended exim logging to enable easier tracking potential outgoing spam issues. Add:log_selector = +arguments +subject +received_recipients”

 

FIX:

1) Edit the exim configuration file by using following command :

/etc/exim.conf

2) Change the value from “log_selector = +all” to the following :

log_selector = +arguments +subject +received_recipients

3) Save changes.

4) Restart the CSF.

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This should resolve the error


Error : Fix the WHM CSF Security Test Errors!, Hostripples Web Hosting
Vishwajit Kale
Vishwajit Kale blazed onto the digital marketing scene back in 2015 and is the digital marketing strategist of Hostripples, a company that aims to provide affordable web hosting solutions. Vishwajit is experienced in digital and content marketing along with SEO. He's fond of writing technology blogs, traveling and reading.
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