How to install Security Advisor Addon on WHM/cPanel server

Security advisor is a very useful server security alert which is an open source addon for cPanel server. This addon collects security information from the server and displays it in a single page when you access security advisor within your cPanel.

How to install Security Advisor Addon on cPanel server

You can install it using git.

Installation steps:

  1. SSH to the server as root user.
  2. Follow the steps pasted below:
# /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git clone https://github.com/bdraco/addon_securityadvisor.git
# cd addon_securityadvisor/pkg
# ./install

Sample output:

[~/addon_securityadvisor/pkg]# ./install
Notification => root@test via EMAIL [level => 2]
Notification => root@test via PAGER [level => 2]
securityadvisor registered
cPanel Security Advisor installed into WHM.

Log into WHM and go to the Plugins section

How to uninstall Security Advisor Addon on cPanel server?

Do follow the below-pasted steps to uninstall Security Advisor Addon from the server.

# cd /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git
# ./uninstall

That’s all!

One Response

  1. Schulte
    Schulte at | | Reply

    Thank you so much Nina!xx

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