Quick Security Scan

There are services enabled by default with your operating system that are not necessary for most web servers. This function will disable the following services: portmap - Used by NFS to map network drives cupsd - Used for printing atd - Demon for "at", similar to cron jobs. nfs statd - Used for NFS file system mounting. nis - Network information service gpm - Console mouse services If you see a [FAILED] error message, this means that the service was not running when the scanner tried to shut it down. This is not a problem, the service will still be prevented from automatically starting.

  1. To access the Quick Security Scan feature, click on Security, on the main screen of your WebHost Manager interface.
  2. Then click on Quick Security Scan.
  3. Click on the Proceed button.
  4. You should see information similar to the following displayed:
Stopping portmap: [FAILED]
Stopping atd: [FAILED]
Stopping cups: [  OK  ]
Shutting down console mouse services: [FAILED]
Shutting down NIS services: [FAILED]
Stopping NFS statd: [FAILED]

NOTE: You may see [FAILED] results below; These are normal as this means the service(s) were already shutdown.


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