Ports to configure in firewall for Directadmin

20,21: FTP. Note that ftp will use a "random high port number" if the client is in PORT mode, so you may need to add a port range into your /etc/proftpd.conf file to allow ftp connections, eg: [crayon-650deac0cf93f466502156/] and then open that port range as well in your firewall. 22: ssh access 25, 587: smtp for exim to recieve email 53: dns (named), so your sites resolve. TCP and UDP … [Read more...]

CSF on DirectAdmin

There was a time when I was about to select a firewall for a server which had DirectAdmin installed and I choosed CSF. CSF is one of the best firewall available for hosting servers. Installation of CSF in directAdmin is really easy, just download csf. Extract it and Install it Just a 3 step installation. Login to server via ssh, Download csf using wget Run … [Read more...]

perl error in CSF installation

[crayon-650deac0cfb2b638399729/] The error is because of perl module installation, which is the basic requirement of csf and the solution is [crayon-650deac0cfb2d465894788/] … [Read more...]