Steps to Install Imunify360 in cPanel


Imunify360 offers extra security by scanning the malware on your server. If Imunify360 finds any malware, it communicates the user in the Files tab of the Imunify360 interface (WHM » Home » Plugins » Imunify360). Ahead, when you install cPanel & WHM, at that time you can automatically install Imunify360 at free of cost.

Moreover, you can install Imunify360 from WHM’s Security Advisor interface (WHM > Home > Security Center > Security Advisor). You can buy a license for ImunifyAV+ or Imunify360 to avail advanced security features. To understand in detail about ImunifyAV, visit Imunify’s official product and documentation pages.

Feature comparison

The following table lists consists of the features that each Imunify product has:






What is ImunifyAV?

Imunify360 is a security product designed to help protect websites from various types of malware and other security threats. It is primarily focused on providing antivirus and malware scanning capabilities for websites hosted on web servers.

It’s developed by a company called CloudLinux, which specializes in creating software solutions for web hosting providers. The software is designed to work with popular web hosting control panels like cPanel and Plesk.

Key features of Imunify360 may include:

Malware Scanning: It scans files and directories on a web server for known malware, viruses, and other malicious code.

Quarantine: When malware is detected, Imunify360 may quarantine the infected files to prevent them from causing further harm.

Automated Cleanup: It often provides the option for automated removal or cleaning of infected files.

Regular Updates: Imunify360 typically receives updates to its malware definitions to stay current with the latest threats.

File Integrity Monitoring (FIM): Some versions of Imunify360 include FIM, which monitors files for any unauthorized changes.

Reporting and Notifications: It may provide reports on scanning the results and sending notifications to administrators about security events.

User Interface: Imunify360 usually comes with a user-friendly interface, making it accessible for both experienced administrators and those with limited technical knowledge.

Steps to install imunify360 in cPanel:

You can perform the following steps to install Imunify360 in cPanel.

  • Log in to WHM as the root user or a reseller account user with root–level privileges.



  • Navigate to WHM’s Security Advisor interface (WHM » Home » Security Center » Security Advisor)




  • Installed Imunify360 will scan your websites for malware alerts, simply click on install Imunify360. If this doesn’t work then you can use the following command which works on cPanel, Plesk, and DirectAdmin Server



Important tip:

If the Imunify360 alert is not available in the list of security alerts, look for the following conditions on your server:

  • Your server might not be supporting Imunify360.
  • You’re on a trial account.
  • You are not a root user or must be using a reseller account with root–level privileges.


  • You’ll get a new tab highlighting the installation status. This installation may take a few minutes.


After this, you need to confirm your license:



  • After installation, you’ll see a success message. Then, you have to click on Go back or close the tab.  You can access Imunify360 from the Plugin Interface.  (WHM >> Home >> Plugins)


Check the steps to uninstall Imunify360

Follow these Command annotations:

  1. Move to the root folder.
  2. Uninstall the Imunify360 installation file.

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