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Web Application Firewall/Mod_security

LiteSpeed Web Server offers excellent ModSecurity compatibility, allowing sophisticated rules for filtering out attacking requests by checking for known attack signatures. LSWS has built-in WAF security features to block bad connections. LiteSpeed also works well with popular mod_security rules set such as Owasp, Atomicorp, Comodo and CloudLinux Imunify360. LiteSpeed works well with other firewalls such as ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf) etc.

LSWS's Built-in WAF Security Features

LSWS and Common WAF Rule Sets

As mentioned previously, LSWS supports most of the mod_security rules commonly used. Since Apache and LiteSpeed may have different rule sets, please make sure to download the appropriate set for each web server. The following will explain the detailed steps for configuring rule sets for use with LSWS.

With a Control Panel


Without a Control Panel


Please see these Frequently Asked Questions about Mod Security on LSWS.


mod_security Compatibility.

I can not see LSWS loging any activities but apache logging ok.