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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

For cPanel & WHM 11.46

(Home >> Security Center >> Quick Security Scan)


This feature disables operating system-level services that are not necessary for your web server.

Run a scan

To begin a security scan and shut down unnecessary services, click Proceed.

The system will disable the following services:

  • portmap — Maps network drives.
  • cups — Prints.
  • Console mouse services — Provides Linux mouse support.
  • xfs — An X font server, which allows servers that run the X Window System to communicate with a font renderer.
  • NIS — Network information service.
  • NFS statd — Mounts network file systems (NFS).
  • RPC idmapd — Runs an NFS server.


[FAILED] error message indicates that the service did not run when the scanner attempted to turn it off. This service will still be unable to start in the future.