Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Find Symlink files or folders in your cpanel server

Find Symlink files or folders in your cpanel server


There are many symlink hacking attempt caused trouble in your server. they can create a sym link folder by using

script. This is major security issues. how to find all the symbolic links under a particular directory using the “find” command.

Use the below commands to find symlink directory in your cpanel server.

find <search folder path> -lname <symlink file path>
Use the below command to find all the sym link files

find /home -type l -printf '%p -> %l\n'

or

find /home -type l -exec ls -lad {} \;
List all symbolic links in current directory

find /home -type l
Another examples,

In order to find all the /root folder symlinks in your /home directory, use this command

cd /home

find -lname /root
Use ls command to lise all the sym links

ls -lahR | grep ^l

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