Knowledge Base

Security Features in cPanel

You can use these articles to learn about cPanel's security features and help make your web site more secure.

Securing a cPanel-enabled account with a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate

Your cPanel-enabled account can be configured to automatically generate, install, and renew valid SSL certificates. Learn more here.

Install a third-party SSL certificate with cPanel

Learn to install a third-party SSL certificate using the cPanel SSL / TLS tool.

How to install a self-signed SSL certificate in cPanel

You can generate and install a self-signed SSL certificate for testing or development purposes. Learn how to install a self-signed ssl certificate in cPanel.

Configuring SSH keys with cPanel

You can use cPanel to configure and manage your SSH keys. With SSH keys, you can automate logins to your A2 Hosting account, or use two-factor authentication for increased security.

IP Blocker

Learn how to use cPanel to prevent specific IP addresses from accessing your web site.

Directory privacy

Learn how to use cPanel to protect specific directories with a password.

Leech Protection

Learn how to use leech protection to help prevent users from publicly posting their username and password.

Hotlink Protection

Learn how to use hotlink protection to prevent other web sites from using your web site's bandwidth.

Managing GnuPG keys in cPanel

Learn how to manage email encryption GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) keys by using cPanel.

Securing a cPanel-enabled account with a Sectigo SSL certificate

Your cPanel-enabled account can be configured to automatically generate, install, and renew valid SSL certificates. Learn more here.

Reconfiguring AutoSSL on Domains

A guide on how to properly configure DNS settings and enable AutoSSL.