How do I enable Leech Protection?

To enable Leech Protection for a directory, perform the following steps:

  1. Select Leech Protection from the control panel.
  2. The Leech Protection window will appear. Select which of the four main directories you wish to view in the file window:
    • Home Directory (/home/user)
    • Web Root (/public_html/www)
    • Public FTP Root (/public_ftp)
    • Document Root (/public_html)
  3. Select the directory that you wish to protect.
  4. Click the appropriate folder icon to navigate to a different folder.
  5. Click the desired folder's name to select it.
  6. Enter the maximum number of logins that you wish to allow each user within a two-hour period.
  7. To redirect users who exceed the maximum number of logins within a two-hour period, enter a URL to which you wish to redirect them.
  8. To configure the system to send an email alert when Leech Protect activates, select the Send Email Alert To checkbox. Then, enter the email address to alert.
  9. To disable an account that exceeds the maximum number of logins, select the Disable Compromised Accounts checkbox.
  10. Click Enable.

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