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Best & Useful Plugins for cPanel/WHM

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WHM/cPanel is the most popular Linux control panel for hosting provider. This powerful software can be integrated with many plugins which come from cPanel Inc or 3rd party provider, and there are some extremely useful Plugins available which can make certain system administration tasks more manageable.

ClamAV

Anti-virus protection which integrated to cPanel/WHM. You can use this to scan home directory, mail, public_html and public_ftp folder for each account.

cPanel > Manage Plugins > check clamavconnector > Save

Munin

Networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends

cPanel > Manage Plugins > tick ‘munin’ > Save

ConfigServer – Security & Firewall aka “CSF”

When administering your own server, the most important thing aside from everything running smoothly is server security. As far as software based firewalls for cPanel/WHM go, CSF is almost a default standard for locking down your cPanel/WHM server, and is both extremely intuitive and powerful allowing you to set some very tough restrictions.

ConfigServer Mail Manage (cmm)

The plugin provides you with an interface for the cPanel user email accounts configuration, without having to perform a login to their accounts.

ConfigServer Mail Queues (cmq)

The plugin provides you with a full featured interface for controlling the cPanel exim email queues within WHM.

ConfigServer – Explorer

The plugin provides you with a full featured File system explorer and a Virtual Console to use within your web browser in WHM.

Clean Backups

cPanels backup script allows avoiding removal of backups for terminated accounts, saving these backups on the backup drive up to removal by the administrator.

ConfigServer Explorer (cse)

The plugin provides you with a full featured File system explorer and a Virtual Console to use within your web browser in WHM.

ConfigServer Mail Manage (cmm)

The plugin provides you with an interface for the cPanel user email accounts configuration, without having to perform a login to their accounts.

ConfigServer Mail Queues (cmq)
The plugin provides you with a full featured interface for controlling the cPanel exim email queues within WHM.

ConfigServer ModSecurity Control (cmc)
The plugin provides you with an interface for the cPanel mod_security implementation from within WHM.

ConfigServer eXploit Scanner (cxs)
The plugin provides a full protection from exploitation by scanning files each time they’re uploaded to the server, including the following scenarios:
Actively on all file uploads within user accounts using the cxs Watch daemon regardless of how they were uploaded
PHP upload scripts (via a mod_security or suhosin hook)
Perl upload scripts (via a mod_security hook)
CGI upload scripts (via a mod_security hook)
Any other web script type that utilizes the HTML form ENCTYPE multipart/form-data (via a mod_security hook)
Pure-ftpd

ConfigServer Security&Firewall
A Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers.

ClamAV Scanner
Clam Antivirus (ClamAV) is an antivirus software toolkit for Linux servers. It gives you the ability to allow your customers to perform scans of spyware or viruses in their hosting package. How To : Install ClamAV on cPanel

Domains Statistics
This plugin gives you the ability to get organized information about the domains that are hosted on your server.

Google Apps Wizard
cPanel end user doesn’t need any prior knowledge of DNS records management in order to work with this tool.

Installatron Applications Installer
Installatron is a developed provider for web application automation Installation cPanel plugin.

Munin Service Monitor
Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool. It helps to analyze resource trends and checks on “what had just happened and killed our performance?” problems. How To : Install munin on cPanel

Restore Manager
This plugin allows cPanel users to easily self restore individual database and domain files directly from the server backup folders, without downloading the whole account backup.

Network Data Center Host, Inc (NDC Host)

Account DNS Check
Description: This plugin gives administrators the ability to easily get a list of domains on their cPanel/WHM server that do not resolve to the correct IP

NginxCP.com

Nginx Admin
Description: cPanel nginx automated installer Plugin

How to install: Login to the server via SSH/console as root and execute following lines:

Softaculous Ltd

Softaculous
Description: Auto installer that can help you install 200++ web applications with single click

cPAddon
Description: Install, update, and uninstall addons. Addons in cPanel term are applications that work with cPanel to perform useful functions for users’ websites. Examples of these applications include bulletin boards, online shopping carts, and weblogs

How to install: Login to WHM > cPanel > Install cPAddons > tick all checkboxes > tick ‘Force Refresh of All cPAddon Sources’ > Update Addon Config

Ruby on Rails
Description: Open source web application framework for the Ruby programming language

How to install: Login to the server via SSH/console as root and execute following lines:

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