How to Install step by step ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf) in a cPanel server

How to Install step by step ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf) in a cPanel server

What is CSF?

CSF or Config server firewall could be a firewall for UNIX operating system software package. CSF has several options like login failure detection, intrusion, flood detection, traveller services, information processing redirection, professional sound, information processing block list, etc. CSF is providing and graphical user interface for cPanel users we will management the firewall from there.

How to install CSF?

Download CSF from their official website.


We will get a zip file, uncompress the file using following command.

  tar -xzf csf.tgz

Note: if you are using ay other firewlal please turn off it. 


cd csf

we will get an instlaltion script. Run the script using following command.


CSF is running now. You can edit the configurations in /etc/csf/csf.conf file.

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