If you are getting error “WARNING: RESTRICT_SYSLOG is disabled. See SECURITY WARNING in Firewall Configuration” after clicking on “configServer security and firewall” then you have to follow below steps. You just need to change the value of RESTRICT_SYSLOG from 0 to 3 and save changes. This step will remove your error. In this article we are further going to explain the step by step method to remove this error. You can easily solve this problem through WHM or can directly access the csf.conf file and make changes in it. Both ways are explained below:
Login to WHM.
Click on “configServer security and firewall” under plugins or search “firewall” in search box.
A new window will appear with this error “WARNING: RESTRICT_SYSLOG is disabled. See SECURITY WARNING in Firewall Configuration”. To solve this error click on “Firewall Configuration”.
Here set RESTRICT_SYSLOG to 3.
At last SAVE and Restart CSF (ConfigServer Security & Firewall).
You can also directly make changes in csf configuration file through vi editor.
You can open the file though this command :
# vi /etc/cfs/csf.conf
In this file search for “RESTRICT_SYSLOG” and set it to 3.
Change it to 3.
RESTRICT_SYSLOG = “3”
At last restart csf with this command :
# /etc/init.d/csf restart