Disable mod_security - how to whitelist a domain
Posted by on 24 November 2009 02:36 PM

How to disable mod_security for a domain?

You receive 406 error (Not Acceptable) when browsing website.

Website url is blocked by mod_security.

The common reason is the url you try to access has encoding utf8 characters similar to hacking attempt.

You can try to configure mod_security Off in .htaccess file

SecFilterEngine Off
SecAuditEngine Off

If your host does not allow htaccess configuration, you need to request support to disable mod_security by using the following rule

SecRule SERVER_NAME "" phase:1,nolog,allow,ctl:ruleEngine=off

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