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How to Set-Up CSF ConfigServer Firewall

July 13th, 2009

A firewall is a system that shields a computer or a computer network against intrusions which normally comes from a third-party network. A firewall can filter out data packets which are exchanged over the network and thus it safeguard the data from unauthorized access and exploitation.


CSF ConfigServer Firewall is the better choice for securing your web hosting server from unauthorized access.

Here is the procedure to install CSF firewall, if you’ve the root access of your linux server you can easily install and configure CSF firewall following these easy steps;

Login to your linux server with root user.

You have to download csf from following URL:

If you are having any previous csf installation which is not working you should remove it with

rm -fv csf.tgz

Download :

# wget

Untar the compressed file

#tar -zxvf csf.tgz

#cd csf

For installation execute following command

# sh

To enabling csf firewall you have to use following command

#csf -e

and for disabling csf

#csf -x

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