Removing IP Addresses from ConfigServe Firewall (CSF)

Sometimes users will experience connection problems to your server. When these problems are reported, the first thing you should check is your server’s firewall. In order to investigate, you must first obtain the user’s IP Address. To get their IP, instruct them to navigate to http://www.whatismyip.com and provide you with the IP shown at the top […]

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How to blacklist an IP Address in ConfigServe Firewall (CSF)

ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) allows you to manually whitelist and blacklist IP addresses in your server’s firewall. In this article we will cover how to blacklist an IP Address. Blacklisting an IP is done the same way as whitelisting, however the difference is blacklisting an IP will completely block the address from your server. It is […]

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How to whitelist an IP Address in ConfigServe Firewall (CSF)

ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) allows you to manually whitelist and blacklist IP addresses in your server’s firewall. In this article we will cover how to whitelist your IP Address. It is a good idea to whitelist IP addresses on your server you can trust, such as the IP address of your home network. Whitelisting your own […]

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What is CSF (ConfigServer Security & Firewall)?

ConfigServe Firewall, also known as CSF, is a firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing your firewall settings. CSF configures your server’s firewall to lock down public access to services and only allow certain connections, such as logging in to […]

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Managing Your ConfigServe Firewall

This article serves as an index for all CSF Management articles. Please select the article you wish to view below: How to whitelist an IP Address in ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) How to blacklist an IP Address in ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) Removing IP Addresses from ConfigServe Firewall (CSF) For more in-depth information, you may review the […]

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How do I SSH into a VPS

Secure Shell (SSH) is most often used by network administrators as a remote login / remote control way to manage their websites, databases or servers. An examples would be that your email administrator needs to change specific configuration files on the server from home, or that your network administrator needs to perform routine maintenance on the […]

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Value Added Services

GreenGeeks offers installation services for our VPS & Dedicated Server Customers. To learn more or to request the installation of these great services, please open a support ticket through the GreenGeeks Account Manager: SoftaculousSoftaculous is a great Auto Installer having 275 great scripts, 1000 PHP Classes and we are still adding more. Softaculous is ideal for […]

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Official Web Host Manager WHM Documentation

You can read and learn all about Web Host Manager (WHM) through their official WHM documentation: http://twiki.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/WHMHomeScreen Please note that some features are unavailable as they are only available to the “root” administrator, otherwise known as GreenGeeks administrators. GreenGeeks offers WHM  for free on all reseller hosting plans.

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Why should I use a VPS instead of a shared or reseller plan?

It’s a great upgrade that enables you to have your own slice of the hardware node dedicated for your sites. Other customers cannot affect you on the server like they do with a shared solution. A few reasons for using a VPS Dedicated Resources Root access to the server The ability to install custom software […]

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VPS General Information

What’s a VPS and what can I do with it? VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, which is basically a dedicated slice of a server. You can start, stop, re-install and configure your VPS without affecting other VPS’s on the server. VPS is best for installing custom software, sending e-mails without max send out limits, […]

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