Security

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

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...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 3:00 PM
PCI Compliance
The Nimbus Hosting platform has a one click option to help with your PCI compliance. Part of your PCI compliance will be a server scan, this option applies ...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 3:37 PM
Viewing recent changes on your server
Every change you make within the Nimbus Hosting platform will be saved into the Recent Events log. This log allows you to view any activity and changes that...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 4:44 PM
Open Base Directory Restriction (open_basedir)
With the Nimbus Hosting platform any new site that you add to your server will have the PHP's open base directory restriction enabled by default. o...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 5:05 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 dashboard, click on Configuration. ...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 5:11 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...
Mon, 11 Oct, 2021 at 4:19 PM
Allowing authorization header in apache
For security reasons, by default, Apache on Nimbus Hosting servers doesn't pass "Authorization" headers sent from a client to PHP. If you...
Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 at 3:29 PM
IPv6
What is IPv6 IPv6 is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol, the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for ...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 5:24 PM
Enabling Auto Allow IP
The Nimbus Hosting platform now has the ability to automatically add your IP to the Allowed IP's list when you log in.  Until now, in order to acce...
Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 at 5:36 PM
SHA1 Root causing PCI Failure
As anyone who manages an e-commerce website will know, getting your website PCI compliant can be a bit of a pain especially when that yearly report gets sen...
Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 at 3:31 PM