STORM

Security

This page will send you to different articles to help with any security issues you may have with cPanel, Plesk or STORM.

Enabling two factor authentication
We strongly recommend that you protect your STORM account using 2-factor authentication. To get started you will need to have an authentication app installe...
Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 at 5:13 PM
Viewing recent changes on your server
Every change you make within STORM will be saved into the Recent Events log. This log allows you to view any activity and changes that have been within STOR...
Wed, 10 Feb, 2021 at 2:33 PM
Open Base Directory Restriction (open_basedir)
With STORM any new site that you add to your server will have the PHP's open base directory restriction enabled by default. open_basedir is a secur...
Wed, 10 Feb, 2021 at 2:41 PM
Adding your IP to the servers Allowed IP List
By default, all ports are blocked except for 21 (FTP), 80 (HTTP) and 443 (HTTPS). Adding an IP address will allow port 22 (SSH), 3306 (MySQL) and phpMyAdmin...
Wed, 10 Feb, 2021 at 2:45 PM
Enabling remote MySQL Access
First, make sure you have followed our guide on how to add your IP to the servers Allows IP List. From the STORM dashboard, click on Configuration. ...
Wed, 10 Feb, 2021 at 2:49 PM
PCI Compliance
STORM has a one click option to help with your PCI compliance. Part of your PCI compliance will be a server scan, this option applies the requires security ...
Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 at 3:20 PM
Preventing Compromised Passwords
In February 2018 Troy Hunt launched the Pwned Passwords v2 service which can be used, via an API, to check for any compromised passwords. Pwned Passwords is...
Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 at 4:26 PM
Allowing authorization header in apache
For security reasons, by default, Apache on STORM servers doesn't pass "Authorization" headers sent from a client to PHP. If you would li...
Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 at 4:26 PM
Changing your password
First you need to log into STORM. Once logged into STORM, you will be taken to the STORM dashboard. Click on your avatar displayed in the top right corn...
Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 at 5:12 PM
FTP Security Limitation (Lib & Etc folders)
You may have come across an '550 etc: permission denied' error when uploading via files via FTP to your website on STORM. A common reason for ...
Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 at 10:28 AM