The best cPanel / WHM plugin list – GK~Blog

The best cPanel / WHM plugin list

Whenever you’re installing a new cPanel server, it is very irresponsible to run it just as it is. There is much work to do after the installation. The biggest part of the maintenance works and administrative tasks are being done by installing cPanel/WHM plugins to will help in completing these tasks better and faster.

As a result of years of experience with Linux/cPanel servers, we decided to share our thoughts in this blog. And we would like to dedicate the first post to recommendations of our favorite cPanel/WHM plugins. These help you to configure your server properly and to improve the performance and capabilities.

The list is based on our own experience with each plugin.


The list of recommended cPanel/WHM plugin


    • Clean Backups
      cPanels backup script allows avoiding removal of backups for terminated accounts, saving these backups on the backup drive up to removal by the administrator.



    • ConfigServer Explorer (cse)
      The plugin provides you with a full featured File system explorer and a Virtual Console to use within your web browser in WHM.


    • ConfigServer Mail Manage (cmm)
      The plugin provides you with an interface for the cPanel user email accounts configuration, without having to perform a login to their accounts.




    • ConfigServer eXploit Scanner (cxs)
      The plugin provides a full protection from exploitation by scanning files each time they’re uploaded to the server, including the following scenarios:

      • Actively on all file uploads within user accounts using the cxs Watch daemon regardless of how they were uploaded
      • PHP upload scripts (via a mod_security or suhosin hook)
      • Perl upload scripts (via a mod_security hook)
      • CGI upload scripts (via a mod_security hook)
      • Any other web script type that utilizes the HTML form ENCTYPE multipart/form-data (via a mod_security hook)
      • Pure-ftpd



    • ClamAV Scanner
      Clam Antivirus (ClamAV) is an antivirus software toolkit for Linux servers. It gives you the ability to allow your customers to perform scans of spyware or viruses in their hosting package. How To : Install ClamAV on cPanel


    • Domains Statistics
      This plugin gives you the ability to get organized information about the domains that are hosted on your server.


    • Remote MX Wizard
      This plugin was developed for web hosting companies, webmasters and website developers that have to setup domains with remote MX records in the everyday work..



    • Restore Manager Recommended!!!
      This plugin allows cPanel users to easily self restore individual database and domain files directly from the server backup folders, without downloading the whole account backup.


    • Nginx Admin
      This plugin Nginx Admin is a cPanel Nginx integration plugin. This plugin will increase your server performance and decrease server loads cased by apache.


Last updated on: 14/01/2015