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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 11.48

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


This interface disables operating system-level services that the server does not require to function.

Run a scan

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

The system will disable the following services:

  • portmap — This service maps network drives.
  • cups — This service manages printers.
  • Console mouse services — This service provides mouse support for Linux.
  • xfs — This service allows servers that run the X Window System to communicate with a font renderer.
  • NIS — This is a network information service.
  • NFS statd — This service mounts network file systems (NFS).
  • RPC idmapd — This service runs an NFS server.


[FAILED] error message indicates that the service was not running when the scanner attempted to turn it off.