How to fix the WHM CSF security test errors!

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As a part of ensuring security, Hostdens perform a CSF security scan from WHM. We may get the following error after the scan. 

“Check csf LF_SCRIPT_ALERT option WARNING This option will notify you when a large amount of email is sent from a particular script on the server, helping track down spam scripts”

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To fix this error :

 

1) SSH into the server.

2) Edit the csf configuration file by using following command:

vi /etc/csf/csf.conf

3) Search for LF_SCRIPT_ALERT = “0″

4) Change the value from “0″ to “1″ to fix the issue.

5) Restart the CSF.

 

You may also get the following error :

 

“Check exim for extended logging (log_selector) WARNING You should enable extended exim logging to enable easier tracking potential outgoing spam issues. Add:log_selector = +arguments +subject +received_recipients”

 

FIX:

1) Edit the exim configuration file by using following command :

/etc/exim.conf

2) Change the value from “log_selector = +all” to the following :

log_selector = +arguments +subject +received_recipients

3) Save changes.

4) Restart the CSF.

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This should resolve the error

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