For cPanel & WHM version 11.50
(Home >> Service Configuration >> Service Manager)
This interface lists your server's TailWatch Drivers, and allows you to perform the following actions on them:
- Enable TailWatch Drivers.
- Enable daemons.
- Monitor enabled daemons via The cPanel Home Interface.
This driver enables support for IMAP and POP3 before SMTP authentication. This configuration allows a user who authenticates against the POP3 or IMAP service in the last 30 minutes to send emails via SMTP without the need to authenticate again.
All users who share that authenticated user's IP address also receive SMTP authentication. As a result, this option is less secure than password authentication.
As of cPanel & WHM version 11.32, this setting defaults to disabled. We recommend that system administrators use SMTP authentication, because most modern mail clients now support SMTP authentication.
To disable the
This driver monitors the services that you configure in the Service Manager interface.
|Eximstats||This driver tracks Exim mail statistics. The Eximstats driver maintains the email bandwidth logs, limits email usage, and populates data for the Mail Delivery Reports system.|
This driver manages the jailshells that theTweak Settings interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings) uses. The JailManager driver updates each user's jailshell with the
If the EXPERIMENTAL: Jail Apache Virtual Hosts using mod_ruid2 and cPanel® jailshell option is disabled, the system disables the JailManager option.
|ModSecLog||The driver parses the ModSecurity™ audit log and stores the information in the |
|cPBandwd||This driver generates the bandwidth logs for the IMAP and POP3 mail services.|
The server's installed services determine which daemons this interface displays.
|ClamAV Daemon||This daemon enables Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV). ClamAV is an antivirus software toolkit that is available for cPanel & WHM installations. For more information, read our Configure ClamAV Scanner documentation.|
|cPanel DAV Daemon||This daemon enables a set of HTTP extensions that allow users to manage their websites remotely. Leave this daemon active if you plan to host other people’s websites on your web server.|
|cPanel Greylisting Daemon||This daemon manages Greylisting, a service that protects your server against Spam from sources that your server does not recognize. For more information about Greylisting, read our Greylisting documentation.|
|Cron Daemon||The |
|cPanel DNS Admin Cache|
|Entropy Chat Server|
The HTML-based chat server.
|Exim Mail Server|
The SMTP mail server daemon is the part of your mail server that sends and receives mail. We recommend that you monitor and enable this feature for most servers.
If you disable this service, the following options do not appear ininterface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings):
|Exim Mail Server (on another port)|
By default, Exim listens to the following ports:
This option allows you to configure Exim to listen to an additional port.
In the text box, specify the additional port number on which you wish to allow Exim to run.
The FTP server daemon runs your FTP server. Enable this feature if you plan to host other people’s websites on your web server.
We strongly recommend that you monitor this feature.
|Apache Web Server||The Apache web server daemon handles HTTP requests from visitors. Enable this feature to host websites with your web server.|
The IMAP daemon for Courier or Dovecot handles how your users download their mail.
We strongly recommend that you monitor this daemon.
For more information, read our IMAP vs. POP3 documentation.
|IP Aliases||This feature allows you to add more than one IP address to your network adapter. Use this configuration to run multiple connections on a single network, where each connection serves an additional purpose.|
|Mailman||The Mailman mailing list manager allows your users to create a single email address to send mail to multiple email addresses. For more information, read our Mailing Lists documentation.|
The MySQL® database server handles database queries. If you plan to host any content management systems or applications that require a database, enable this feature or the
We recommend that you monitor this daemon. The system does not monitor this daemon by default.
The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND), NSD, or MyDNS daemon runs the nameservers.
You should only enable this daemon if you wish to use your own nameservers. For more information, read our Nameserver Selection documentation.
|Passive OS Fingerprinting Daemon||The Passive OS Fingerprinting daemon reports the visitor's operating system and other information for email notifications. This information helps you quickly identify visitors that trigger events that cause alerts.|
The POP3 daemon for Courier or Dovecots handles how your users will download their mail.
We strongly recommend that you monitor this daemon. The system does not monitor this daemon by default.
The PostgreSQL database server handles database queries. If you plan to host any content management systems or applications that require a database, enable this feature or the
|Apache SpamAssassin™||The Apache SpamAssassin™ daemon attempts to filter spam messages. If you disable this daemon, make sure that you also disable it in WHM's interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings).|
|SSH Daemon||The secure shell (SSH) daemon allows users to connect to your server in a terminal session via SSH.|
|rsyslog System Logger Daemon|
The system log daemon monitors your web server and logs the system activity.
We strongly recommend that you enable this daemon.
The log monitor service daemon functions as a framework that allows you to monitor user-interpretable logs.
We strongly recommend that you enable this daemon.
|TaskQueue Processor||This daemon allows cPanel & WHM to queue and process tasks in order to combine redundant requests and minimize the number of service restarts For more information, read The Task Queue System in cPanel & WHM documentation.|
|Tomcat JSP Server||This daemon allows Tomcat to compile JavaServer Pages.|