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October 14, 2013

syslogd klogd warning in firewall

Filed under: CSF,Dedicated Server,Firewall,Security,SSH,VPS Hosting,Web-Hosting — Tags: , , , , , — Unichost @ 12:52 pm

If you are getting this WARNING message, what you need to do?

Syslogd appears to be running, but not klogd which logs kernel firewall messages to syslog. You should ensure that klogd is running.

How do you enable klogd?

Fire a command:
#whereis klogd
Then simply run klogd with full path:
klogd

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May 8, 2010

Setup root forwarder – check root forwarder warning by csf

Filed under: CSF,Dedicated Server,Firewall,Security,WHM — Tags: , , , — Unichost @ 2:43 pm

Howto Setup root forwarder on server?

[CSF (ConfigServer Firewall)]

After you install CSF as cPanel Add-on on your virtual private or dedicated server you might get this message “check root forwarder” on running “check server security” test.

Warning: Check Root Forwarder by csf firewall [configserver firewall]

This is regarding the root account forwarder. On the server, the root account, superuser account should have a forwarder set so that you receive essential emails from your dedicated server.

You will need to create/edit a file called .forward in the root folder…
Exact path is: /root/.forward
In this file, add an email address where you want to receive emails sent by root.

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