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Leech Protection

  1. Set Up: Leech Protection in cPanel

    Leech Protect is a security feature offered within cPanel that allows you to detect unusual levels of activity in password-restricted directories on your website.

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    Log in to your cPanel>>Security section >Leech Protection

  2. Click on the name of the directory that you want to protect. You can click the folder icon next to the folder name to open the folder.
  3. Under Set up Leech Protection, enter the number of logins allowed per username in a two-hour period.uu e1688733679371
  4. To redirect users who exceeded the maximum number of logins within a two-hour period, enter a URL to which you wish to redirect them.4lp e1688733896474
  5. To receive an email alert when an account is compromised, select the Send Email Alert to option and enter the email address in the text field.5lp e1688734055439
  6. To disable compromised accounts, check the Disable Compromised Accounts6lp e1688734220831
  7. When ready, click Enable.