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    BFD rules

    Hello,

    I am facing a serious problem here:
    The server I was before was banning my IP after about 30 attempts to brute force into my own whm.
    The server I am now does not, even after 80 manual tries to hack my own whm!!! I have asked my current host and he said that he has APF/BFD installed.
    I do believe him, however I think he has not set some variables strict enough to consider 30 login attemts as hack attempts.
    Do you know which variables/settings in BFD determine the number of acceptable login failures?

    Rocco.

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    How will I know if my host has installed BFD?

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    BFD doesn't monitor cPanel/WHM logins - CSF does. The server you were using before probably used CSF.
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