How to Enable Symlink Protection through WHM?


To enable the symlink protection in WHM, you can follow the below steps

1. Please log in to the WHM as a root user.

2. Search for service configuration.

3. Click on the Apache configuration.

4.  Now, select “Global Configuration”.

5. Navigate to the Symlink Protection setting and select the “On” option by clicking the radio button.

6. Save the changes.

7. After saving the changes, it's a good practice to restart the Apache web server to ensure that the new configuration settings take effect. You can usually find an option to restart Apache within the Apache Configuration settings or in the main WHM dashboard.


Enabling symlink protection helps enhance the security of your server by mitigating symlink-related vulnerabilities.

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