Many are asking us to create a tutorial on how to install the CSF Firewall (ConfigServer Security & Firewall), so we created this tutorial so that you know how to install it in simple and easy way.
For those unaware, the CSF (ConfigServer Security & Firewall) is a complete tool that has a firewall, access control, among other features.
The CSF Firewall can be used widely in linux servers, including those that have cPanel / WHM installed.
Step 1: Access your server via SSH as root and execute the following commands:
rm -fv csf.tgz wget http://www.configserver.com/free/csf.tgz tar -xzf csf.tgz cd csf sh install.sh
Step 2: Now let’s test the iptables modules by typing the following command:
Important! to let the CSF Firewall work properly, you should not have other firewall installed on the server. For example, if you have the BFD + APF Firewall installed, you can remove it using the following command:
Ready, completed installation!
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