Yes, it’s really a useful server security alert. The Security Advisor Addon is an open source addon for cPanel server. We can simply install it from git. This addon collect security information from server and displays on a single page.
See the alerts for a test server.
The warnings in red color area are critical.
How to install Security Advisor Addon on cPanel server ?
You can directly download the addon_securityadvisor from github.com
Step I : SSH to server as root user.
Step II : Do follow the below pasted steps:
# /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git clone https://github.com/bdraco/addon_securityadvisor.git # cd addon_securityadvisor/pkg # ./install
root@test [~/addon_securityadvisor/pkg]# ./install Notification => root@test via EMAIL [level => 2] Notification => root@test via PAGER [level => 2] securityadvisor registered cPanel Security Advisor installed into WHM.
Step III : Log into WHM and go to the Plugins section
That’s it 🙂
How to uninstall Security Advisor Addon on cPanel server ?
Do follow the below pasted steps to uninstall Security Advisor Addon from server.
# cd /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git # ./uninstall
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