Removing IP Addresses From ConfigServer Firewall (CSF)

If users are having problems connecting to your website, the first thing you should check is the server’s firewall. To do troubleshooting you will need the user’s IP Address (if they don’t know their IP send them to whatismyip.com). Log in to GreenGeeks and go to WHM by clicking the “WHM Login” button in the […]

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How to Blacklist an IP Address in ConfigServer Firewall (CSF)

ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) allows you to manually whitelist and blacklist IP addresses in your server’s firewall. This article describes how to blacklist an IP Address. Blacklisting an IP will completely block the address from your server, so it should only be used on IP addresses that you want to prevent from connecting to your server. […]

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How to Whitelist an IP Address In ConfigServer Firewall (CSF)

ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) allows you to manually whitelist and blacklist IP addresses in your server’s firewall.  This article describes how to whitelist an IP Address. Whitelisting an IP will prevent it from being blocked from your server, so it should only be used on IP addresses that you want to allow to connect to your […]

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What is CSF (ConfigServer Security and Firewall)?

ConfigServer Firewall, also known as CSF, is a firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an advanced, easy to use interface for managing firewall settings. CSF configures your server’s firewall to lock down public access to services and only allow certain connections, such as logging in to FTP, […]

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Official Web Host Manager (WHM) Documentation

GreenGeeks offers WHM free with all reseller hosting plans. You can learn everything there is to know about about WHM in the official documentation. We also have “getting started” articles that will take you through the process of creating hosting packages and user accounts step by step: Reseller Account Set up, Step 1: Creating Packages […]

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VPS General Information

A Virtual Private Server (VPS), is a dedicated section of a server. You can start, stop, re-install and configure your VPS without affecting other VPSs on the server. A VPS is the best choice for installing custom software, sending email without sending limitations, live streaming media, custom configurations, etc. Is there a server processes limit? […]

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How to Set Reverse DNS for Your VPS IP Addresses

When you query the Domain Name System (DNS) to determine the domain name associated with an IP address, that is called a Reverse DNS lookup or reverse DNS resolution (rDNS). It is called a “reverse” lookup because it is the reverse of the usual DNS lookup, which is used to determine the IP address associated with a domain […]

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VPS Management

GreenGeeks VPS packages are “unmanaged,” but our administrators will assist whenever possible by handling some hardware, operating system, or basic configuration issues that may arise with your server. Some issues that our administrators may assist with: Load issues or sluggishness. Basic website related issues (internal server errors, 404s, etc). Network related problems. Failure of the […]

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How Do I View Bandwidth Usage for a VPS?

To view your VPS bandwidth usage, log in to GreenGeeks and in the “Quick Server Login” section, click the “View Details” button. Click the “Server Graphs” link. The graphs include “Load History,” “Memory History,” and “Bandwidth History” for the past 24 hours.

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