cPHulk Brute Force Protection

What is cPHulk Brute Force Protection?

This is the best interface that allows you to configure cPHulk. cPhulk is a service that provides protection for your Dedicated server against brute force attacks. A brute force attack uses an automated system to constantly guess the password of your web server or the CRM you have used to create your website.

Following web servers and services are monitored by cPhulk:

  1. cPanel services (Port 2083).
  2. WHM services (Port 2087).
  3. Mail services (Dovecot and Exim).
  4. The PureFTPd service.
  5. Secure Shell (SSH) access.

When cPHulk blocks an IP address or account, it does not identify itself as the source of the block. Instead, the login page displays the following warning message:

The login is invalid. 

Important warning produced by WHM as follows:

We strongly recommend that you add your own IP address or addresses to the whitelist to avoid a lockout of the root user account.

You can login to cpanel/WHM and go to the following target to know more and use cPHulk process.

(WHM >> Home >> Security Center >> cPHulk Brute Force Protection)