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What is the Difference Between Security and Virus Scan in cPanel?

Posted by Allura on 31 10 2018.

Introduction
The Quick Security Scan, Security Advisor, and ClamAV  features help in scanning one’s server for viruses and security weaknesses. After one identifies a potential security threat, these features will guide one you to resolve each issue.

Security Advisor
One can run security scan on one’s server through WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM interface (WHM >> Home >> Security Center >> Security Advisor). Also, it advises one about the ways to resolve any security issues that comes up.

Background Process Killer
WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM interface (WHM >> Home >> System Health >> Background Process Killer). This feature can allow one to select processes which the system will terminate whenever the upcp script will call the system maintenance script (/scripts/maintenance) every single time. After terminating the process by the system, it will send a notification via email.

ClamAV Scanner
This is an antivirus software toolkit. WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM…

Introduction

The Quick Security Scan, Security Advisor, and ClamAV  features help in scanning one’s server for viruses and security weaknesses. After one identifies a potential security threat, these features will guide one you to resolve each issue.

Security Advisor

One can run security scan on one’s server through WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM interface (WHM >> Home >> Security Center >> Security Advisor). Also, it advises one about the ways to resolve any security issues that comes up.

Background Process Killer

WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM interface (WHM >> Home >> System Health >> Background Process Killer). This feature can allow one to select processes which the system will terminate whenever the upcp script will call the system maintenance script (/scripts/maintenance) every single time. After terminating the process by the system, it will send a notification via email.

ClamAV Scanner

This is an antivirus software toolkit. WHM’s Security and Virus Scans in WHM interface (WHM >> Home >> Plugins >> Configure ClamAV Scanner). It searches one’s server to get hold of all malicious programs and any such files that contain security threats.

Conclusion

This feature helps a user to scan viruses and check the security issues for good and uninterrupted working of the server.