cPanel virus scan

Tutorials cPanel | cpanel | scan | virus | antivirus
This tutorial explains how to scan files on a hosting account
by Mihai BobriucViews 711Updated now 1 yearPublished 13/07/2022

Introduction

This article explains how to scan files on a hosting account

Requirement

  • a cPanel account

Steps

  • after logging into the cPanel control panel, in the interface that will be displayed, look for the "ADVANCED" section, and there click on "Virus Scanner"

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  • in the page that will be displayed, there are four options:
  1. Mail scan - will scan all emails in the account
  2. Full home directory scan - will scan your entire hosting account
  3. Scan public web space - will scan the public_html directory where the website files are located
  4. Scan public FTP space - will scan the public_ftp directory where the created FTP accounts are located
  • the next window will show the progress of the scan as well as statistics related to it

Scanare virusi

  • after the scan is completed, in the window that will be displayed, quarantine, deletion and ignoring actions can be applied to the files identified as problematic

Stergere fisiere infectate

  • after selecting the desired action pressed the button

Note:

1. The antivirus used is ClamAV
2. Antivirus may detect completely harmless files as malicious (false positives)
3. It is also possible that the antivirus does not detect certain malicious files

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