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Disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection via SSH

Disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection
Disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection

Disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection via SSH

cPHulk Brute Force Protection is a security feature available on cPanel which will help to protect the server from brute force login attempts.  You can disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection using the following methods:

Method 1 : Using WHM autofix script

You need to append the following to your WHM URL and then login.

 
/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=disable_cphulkd

For example, if your server IP is X.X.X.X, then you need to use:

 
https://X.X.X.X:2087/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=disable_cphulkd

Method 2: Disable cPHulk permanently via SSH

 
/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cphulk_pam_ctl --disable

You can also run the following command to re-enable it.

 
/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cphulk_pam_ctl --enable

Method 3: Disable cPHulk temporarily via SSH

 
/usr/local/cpanel/etc/init/stopcphulkd

It will disable cPHulk Brute Force Protection for 5 minutes. Also, you can enable it using the following command.

 
/usr/local/cpanel/etc/init/startcphulkd

That’s it!

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