The check_security_advice_changes Script

Valid for versions 82 through the latest version



Last modified: June 3, 2022


This script monitors the state of WHM’s Security Advisor. If the state changes, the script will send a notification to the system administrator.


This script runs as part of the nightly maintenance script.

Run the script

To run this script on the command line, use the following format:

/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/check_security_advice_changes [options]


Use the following options with this script:

Options Description Example
--notify Send a notification to the system administrator if there are changes in the Security Advisor. --notify
--quiet Run the script in quiet mode. The script will not display output and sets the UNIX exit code. --quiet
--help Display the script’s help documentation. --help

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