Install ModSecurity Rules to CENTOS WEB PANEL

Malware Expert provides commercial ModSecurity Rules to protect servers and web applications. In this tutorial, we will go through the steps to install rules to CentOS Web Panel.

First, you need to install ModSecurity on the CentOS Web Panel. Just select default settings and install ModSecurity, because there is no custom selection for rules.

Install ModSecurity

Centos Webpanel ModSecurity install

When ModSecurity installed, we need edit rules configuration file:

Centos Webpanel ModSecurity Configuration

Rules Configuration

Now edit Rules Configuration file /usr/local/apache/modsecurity-owasp-old/owasp.conf. Just delete all lines current configuration.

Then Add line and replace SerialKey with your subscription serial key!:

SecRemoteRules SerialKey

Example configuration

Centos Webpanel ModSecurity Owasp Configuration

Note! Remember save configuration!

Restart apache

Final restart apache and check apache error_log that rules loaded.

Centos Webpanel Apache Restart