It's so easy to install — switching to cPGuard takes seconds

You can start using cPGuard' antivirus immediately. It's quick and easy to install, and gives you all the protection you need to make your admin life easier. Try it totaly free for 30 days.

Our Light, fast yet powerful immune system now available for DirectAdmin

cPGuard security addon for Directadmin is a lightweight, quick and powerful tool that makes life easy for web hosting companies. Our multi-layer defense system works together to stop anything that threatens your web app's security. cPGuard provides unmatched protection against virus attacks, malware, network attacks and blocks bot attacks.

Protection on even the smallest server

cPGuard Security is the least resource-hungry malware scanner on the market.
Runs smoothly on a server with a single-core processor with 1 GB ram

cPGuard runs on any 64 bit Linux servers with Centos 7 or Stream 8/9 running DirectAdmin version 1.57 or higher

  • CentOS 7/Stream 8/9, RHEL 7/8/9, CloudLinux version 7/8/9, AlmaLinux 8/9, RockyLinux 8/9, Debian 10/11, Ubuntu 18.04/20.04/22.04 LTS
  • Support to tweak inotify in kernel
  • Apache mod_security 2.9.0 or higher
  • Custombuild 2.0
  • ipset
  • and optionally CSF

cPGuard has been tested on minimal resources and is running smoothly on many small client servers without any additional server overhead. We have designed cPGuard to consume the smallest amount of RAM and CPU resources. Our many clients have compared cPGuard with other products on the market and found our services are never on the list of most resource-consuming processes.

Yes, cPGuard’s scanner engine requires ClamAV version 100+ installed on the server. Since it is an essential package we have included it in our package as a dependency and will be installed along with cPGuard from additional source

cPGuard has been found to have no compatibility issues with other antivirus solutions. You can run any other security add-ons along with cPGuard without any hassle.