How do I use WHM to search for files in CSF’s System Logs?

WHM users with a root account can access CSF, or ConfigServer Security & Firewall, which is a highly adjustable online security solution. Users can search for files and other information in CSF’s System Logs, which is a lesser-known feature.

To Search for Files in System Logs of CSF

  • Log in to your WHM root account.
  • From the navigation menu, select the Plugins option.

  • Select ConfigServer Security & Firewall from the drop-down menu.

  • The CSF interface will begin to appear.
  • Select Search System Logs from the drop-down menu.

  • The CSF log’s search options may be found here.
  • Select the Log to which the search should be directed.
  • In the Text field, type the file name or other text you want to search for.
  • Click on the Search button.

  • To search the system logs in the ConfigServer Security Firewall, simply do so.

The notes that CSF offers can be useful when searching the logs as an additional pointer.