This article discusses additional Patchman options that are available for VPS and dedicated servers.
Patchman is a multi-function security solution that automatically patches vulnerabilities on Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. It also identifies and quarantines hacked files and out-of-date applications.
On a VPS or dedicated server, you may have numerous sites. However, you do not need to log in to each cPanel account to check Patchman. Instead, you can view and manage Patchman for all of your sites from one convenient dashboard.
To do this, follow these steps:
The Patchman dashboard appears.
At the top of the page, click the blue arrow icon next to your username:
Patchman displays statistics about vulnerable users and open issues, and a list of all of your accounts:
To view detailed information about a specific account, click its username. A dashboard for the account appears:
From a cPanel account dashboard, you can do the following actions:
Patchman has configurable policies for notifying customers, applying patches, and quarantining files. The default policy is suitable in most cases. Notifications go directly to the primary user, and there is appropriate time allowed for scheduled updates before automatic updates occur.
Other policies are available. To learn about our other policies, please open a support ticket with our Guru Crew on the Customer Portal at https://my.a2hosting.com.
For more information about Patchman, please visit http://patchman.co.
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