What are the main pros of enabling the JailHost functionality? What exactly is 'JailHost', anyway?
It is not unusual for lots of users to use weak passwords because they are much easier to remember or to use scripts, templates and plugins that aren't updated for a long period of time. In either of these cases, it will not be very difficult for a hacker to take over the Internet site and from that point on to take control of other websites which are hosted in the very same account. To prevent such a scenario, we've added an innovative security option named JailHost. It limits the access that a script has exclusively to its own folder, so in case one of your Internet sites is compromised, the attacker will see its content, but will not be able to access any other content part of your account, so the damage will be small. Needless to say, using JailHost doesn't substitute the safety measures you must always take by keeping your scripts up-to-date and using long and complex passwords, still it will allow you to restrict any damage to one site only.
JailHost in Hosting
If you host your Internet sites inside a hosting
account from our company, you will be able to protect them using the JailHost option with just a few mouse clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. This option is available with all packages and can be enabled for any folder as the domains and subdomains in Hepsia have individual folders, so that files for different websites never get mixed up like it regularly happens with other Control Panels. We have not activated JailHost by default because you may use scripts that need access to folders outside the primary site folder and this option may interfere with their correct functioning, but securing all of the other folders is really easy. If a secured website gets hacked for whatever reason, we will be able to recover it in a short time because we'll have multiple daily backups of your entire account and you will even be able to view the available backups in Hepsia.
JailHost in Semi-dedicated Hosting
JailHost is available with all our semi-dedicated hosting
solutions, so in case you host several different websites, you'll be able to isolate them from each other to keep them safe. This feature should be activated for each and every website and is not active by default, in order to avoid interference with scripts which require access to multiple folders within the account. Enabling it for all other domains will take no more than a couple of mouse clicks within the Hepsia internet hosting Control Panel. Unlike other Control Panels, Hepsia doesn't place different Internet sites under the primary domain folder. Instead, each domain or subdomain has its own folder, that makes it much simpler to manage and protect your Internet sites. In case that an Internet site in your account gets hacked, not only will your other sites remain untouched, but we'll also be able to recover the damaged website in a short time since we will have multiple backups of your entire content.