SmartServerManagement is part of the PCSmart Group, a UK business specialising in Internet hosting solutions since 2006. We have an excellent team including those with over 6 years of Linux expertise.

Get FULL 24x7 management for your server for just 15/Month (Approx $24/Month)

Our cPanel recurring management service is designed to take the stress out of managing a cPanel server for those on a budget. This is a request based service, not a pro-active service. You will have access to our Helpdesk backed by knowledgable staff, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you would like something doing or have a problem, let us know and we will get onto it.

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  • 24x7x365 access to our helpdesk & technicians
  • 1 Hour response time guarantee for support tickets
  • Unlimited Admin Time
  • Initial Server Setup
  • Comprehensive Server Hardening (On request)
  • System Optimization (On request)
  • Support for all technical cPanel/WHM issues
  • Support for all backend software
  • System and backend software updates (On request)
  • 3rd party software installation and support (Best effort basis)
  • Disaster recovery and server backup restoration
  • Account and server migration

Hardening & Security

  • Installation of ConfigServer Firewall.
  • Installation of ConfigServer Login Failure Daemon (LFD).
  • Update operating-system and all server related software.
  • Disable unused & potentially vulnerable services.
  • Limit access to select system binaries.
  • Harden /etc/host.conf and /etc/sysctl.conf.
  • Harden temporary system directories (/tmp, /var/tmp and /dev/shm).
  • Installation of CHKRootKit and RKHunter.
  • Installation of Libsafe.
  • Installation of Mod_Security.
  • Apache Hardening (Optionally with SuPHP).
  • PHP Hardening with Suhosin.
  • FTP Hardening.
  • SSH hardening.
  • MySQL Hardening.
  • Disable compilers for underprivileged users.
  • Enable shell fork bomb protection.
  • Enable php open_basedir protection.
  • Enable background process killer.
  • Enable reccomended cPanel "Tweak settings".
  • (Optional) Disable potentially dangerous php functions.
  • (Optional) Root Login email notification.


  • Installation of SpamAssassin.
  • Installation of ClamAV Antivirus.
  • Installation of Vipul's Razor.
  • Installation of DCC.
  • Installation of SARE Rules + Automatic Updates (SpamAsassin Rules Emporium)
  • Implement increased logging functions
  • Implement Realtime Blackhole Lists (RBLs).
  • Implement Dictionary Attack Protection.
  • Implement Rate Limiting

Optimization, Monitoring + Additional Software

  • Install RFXN System Priority (SPRI).
  • Install RFXN Process Resource Monitor (PRM).
  • Install MyTop.
  • Install Sysstat Package.
  • Install Configserver Explorer (CSE)
  • (Optional) Server Load email notification.
  • (Optional) FFMPEG Installation
  • Apache Optimization
  • MySQL Optimization

Want more comprehensive management?

If you are hosting a business or mission critical website, you may want a more comprehensive management solution. We can offer fully proactive management services, with proactive security updates, monitoring, Ksplice rebootless update technology and prioritized support from our Senior Technicians.

Please email [email protected] for a quote.