How to Disable Services
Last modified: June 23, 2020
This document describes how to disable a service.
/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/maintenance script runs during the nightly cPanel & WHM update process. The script provides security updates and automatically restarts services. However, automatic restarts may cause essential services to lose connection to the server. If these services lose connection to the server, that server may become inaccessible.
Disabled services reside in the
To disable a service, log in to your server’s command line as the
root user and add one of the following touch files to the
/usr/local/cpanel//scripts/secureit script, which secures permissions on your server.
securetmp service, which secures your
|Disables the color output in WHM’s Terminal interface (WHM » Home » Server Configuration » Terminal).
|Prevents CloudLinux™’s installation on the server.
|Disables any services that the system automatically restarts.