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Provide me the commands to install CSF on ubuntu ?
Installing ConfigServer Firewall
Step 1: Downloading
Config Server Firewall is not currently available in Debian or Ubuntu repositories, and has to be downloaded from the ConfigServer's website.
This will download CSF to your current working directory.
Step 2: Uncompressing
The downloaded file is a compressed from of tar package, and has to be uncompressed and extracted before it can be used.
tar -xzf csf.tgz
Step 3: Installing
If you are using another firewall configuration scripts, such as UFW, you should disable it before proceeding. Iptables rules are automatically removed.
UFW can be disabled by running the following command:
Now it is time to execute the CSF's installer script.
The firewall is now installed, but you should check if the required iptables modules are available.
The firewall will work if no fatal errors are reported.
List of commands to install CSF on ubuntu
Step 1=ufw disable
Step 2=wget http://download.configserver.com/csf.tgz
Step 3=tar -xvzf csf.tgz
Step 4=cd csf
Step 5=bash install.sh
The following are the recommended steps to install and configure the csf in Ubuntu.
Step-1: Update the System
First, update your system with the latest stable version by using following command.
$ sudo apt-get update -y
Step-2: Install the csf
By default, Ubuntu comes with UFW firewall, so you will need to disable it first.
You can disable UFW with the following command:
$ sudo ufw disable
Now, you will need to download the csf repository from the Config server's website.
$ sudo wget http://download.configserver.com/csf.tgz
Next, Uncompressed the downloaded file.
$ sudo tar -xvzf csf.tgz
Now, change the directory to CSF and run the following script to install CSF:
$ sudo cd csf
$ sudo sh install.sh
Once csf is installed, you can verify whether all of the required firewall modules are available or not by using following command.
$ sudo perl /usr/local/csf/bin/csftest.pl