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VPS or Dedicated Hosting - cPHulk Brute Force Protection

cPHulk Brute Force Protection provides protection from malicious forces trying to guess your login password. Also, if your login has failed multiple times, enabling cPHulk will allow you to whitelist your IP address. It also lets you blacklist specific IP addresses to prevent them from access to the cPanel.



Enable cPHulk Brute Force Protection

To enable cPHulk,

  1. Log in to WHM.
  2. Click on Security Center.
  3. Click on the cPHulk Brute Force Protection icon.
  4. Click on Enable under cPHulk is Currently Disabled.

  5. The status should now say cPHulk is Currently Enabled once you have done this.
Whitelisting Your IP Address

To whitelist protect your IP address,

  1. Click the White/Black list Management tab.
  2. Enter your IP address in the White list (Trusted IP list) entry field.

  3. Note: If you're unsure of your IP address, find it here at www.BlueHost.com/ip
  4. Click Quick Add.

  5. To modify multiple IPs at once, click Edit Whitelist.
Blacklisting IP Addresses

To blacklist specific IP addresses,

  1. Click the White/Black list Management tab.
  2. Enter the IP address into the Black list (Rejected IP list) entry field.

  3. Click Quick Add.

  4. To modify multiple IPs at once, click Edit Blacklist.
For more information on cPHulk, see http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/11_30/WHMDocs/CPHulk

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