Definition of Security Icons In cPanel

The Security section in cPanel allows you to keep your site protected and secure from a wide variety of potential threats.


CPanel Security Tab Image


In this article we will briefly cover each option that is available via this interface.



IP Blocker Image


IP Blocker:  You can use this interface to block access to your site based on IP address.




SSL/TLS:  You can manage most aspects of your SSL, from generating a CSR to installing an SSL certificate.


Hotlink Protection Image


Hotlink Protection:  You can use this interface to protect your site from other sites directly linking to your content, such as your files.


Leech Protection Image


Leech Protection:  With this interface you can prevent users from giving out their passwords to a restricted area of your website.


SSL/TLS Wizard


SSL/TLS Wizard:  allows you to easily purchase and install SSL certificates for domains on your account. It also lists purchased certificates that an SSL certificate provider has yet to deliver.


SSl/TLS Status


SSL/TLS Status:  allows you to view, upgrade, or renew your Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates. You can also view useful information about each domain’s SSL certificate.


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