(WHM >> Home >> Service Configuration >> Service Manager)

Overview

This interface lists your server's services, and it allows you to enable and monitor them.

The server profile that you select in WHM's Server Profile interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Server Profile) affects which services display in this interface. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.


  • Select the Enabled checkbox to enable a specific service.
  • Select the Monitor checkbox to monitor a specific service in the cPanel Interface.
    • To monitor a service, you must first enable it.

tailwatchd (TailWatch Drivers)

TailWatch DriverDescription
APNSPush

This driver notifies iOS® devices when new mail arrives.

ApacheClientsOptimizer

This driver is not currently implemented.

ChkServd

This driver monitors the services that you configure in the Service Manager interface.

  • The ChkServd driver attempts to restart a service when it detects that the service fails.
  • The ChkServd driver sends alerts about service failure, recovery, and timeouts to the contact information that you provide in WHM's Basic WebHost Manager Setup interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Basic WebHost Manager Setup).
Eximstats

This driver tracks Exim mail statistics. The Eximstats driver maintains the email bandwidth logs, limits email usage, and populates data for the Mail Delivery Reports system.

JailManager

This driver manages the jailshells that the EXPERIMENTAL: Jail Apache Virtual Hosts using mod_ruid2 and cPanel® jailshell option in WHM's Tweak Settings interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings) uses. The JailManager driver updates each user's jailshell with the root filesystem.

If the EXPERIMENTAL: Jail Apache Virtual Hosts using mod_ruid2 and cPanel® jailshell option is disabled, the system disables the JailManager option.


MailAuthOptimizer

This driver is not currently implemented.

MailHealth

This driver monitors the mail log for the Dovecot® mail services’ memory status. The system administrator receives a message if Dovecot is out of memory.

ModSecLog

This driver parses the ModSecurity™ audit log and stores the information in the modsec database.

RecentAuthedMailIpTracker

This driver tracks the IP addresses for recently-authenticated IMAP and POP3 sessions.

cPBandwd

This driver generates the bandwidth logs for the IMAP and POP3 mail services.

Service daemons

The server's installed services and the server's profile determine which daemons this interface displays.


ServiceDaemonDescription
PHP-FPM service for Apacheapache_php_fpm

This daemon improves the performance of EasyApache 4's PHP-based internal applications.

  • This option is only available on systems that run EasyApache 4.
  • You cannot install or remove the PHP-FPM daemon in this interface. You must use the EasyApache 4 Interface interface (WHM >> Home >> Software >> EasyApache 4).


The Database Node, DNS Node, and Mail Node server profiles disable this service.


PHP-FPM service for cPanel Daemonscpanel_php_fpm

ClamAV Daemonclamd

cpanel-dovecot-solrcpanel-dovecot-solr

This daemon enables IMAP Full-Text Search (FTS) Indexing (powered by Apache Solr™), which provides fast search capabilities for IMAP mailboxes.

For more information about this service, read our The install_dovecot_fts Script documentation.

  • To install or uninstall IMAP Full-Text Search (Powered by Apache Solr), use WHM's Manage Plugins interface (WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Manage Plugins).
  • The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.


cPanel DAV Daemon cpdavd

The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.


cPanel Greylisting Daemon cpgreylistd

The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.


cPHulk Daemon cphulkd

Cron Daemoncrond

cPanel DNS Admin Cache dnsadmin

Exim Mail Server exim

Exim Mail Server (on another port) exim-altport

FTP Server ftpd

The Database Node, DNS Node, and Mail Node server profiles disable this service.


Apache Web Server httpd

The Database Node, DNS Node, and Mail Node server profiles disable this service.


IMAP Server imap

The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.


IP Aliases ipaliases

LMTP Serverlmtp

Mailman mailman

  • The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.
  • The system does not start the Mailman service until the server hosts at least one mailing list.


MySQL Server mysql

The Mail Node server profile disables this service.


DNS Server named

  • You should only enable this daemon if you wish to use your own nameservers. For more information, read our Nameserver Selection documentation.
  • The Database Node server profile disables this service.


Name Service Cache Daemon nscd

Passive OS Fingerprinting Daemon p0f

POP3 Server pop

The Database Node and DNS Node server profiles disable this service.


PostgreSQL Server postgresql


Apache SpamAssassin™ spamd

The Database Node and DNS Node server profile disables this service.


SSH Daemon sshd

rsyslog System Logger Daemon rsyslogd

Additional documentation