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 a root user.
  2. Follow the steps posted 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 the 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!

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