How to Disable ModSecurity in cPanel

This article will show how you can disable ModSecurity in cPanel. ModSecurity is an important Apache module that protects your websites from multiple possible security threats, and thus, it is enabled by default on all the accounts hosted with us.

However, during development work, you may encounter a situation where you must temporarily disable ModSecurity as a false mod_security rule is triggered.

How to Disable ModSecurity in cPanel #

  1. Login to cPanel
  2. Scroll down to Security and choose ModSecurity

3. Choose the domain you are developing with and change its status to OFF.

That’s it; you know to disable ModSecurity in cPanel.

We highly recommend you to turn ModSecurity back to ON once your development work is complete to maintain the security and safety of your websites through our custom ModSecurity rules.

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