Centmin Mod LEMP Web Stack

Easily auto install Nginx, MariaDB, PHP-FPM & CSF Firewall on your own dedicated or VPS server(s).

Centmin Mod LEMP is a Linux, Nginx, MariaDB MySQL & PHP-FPM web stack for CentOS 6.x & CentOS 7.x developed by George Liu (eva2000) with a shell menu based installer that allows Nginx & PHP version management, upgrade/downgrade Nginx & PHP or setting up Nginx vhosts etc. Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 (of .08 for short), added a centmin.sh menu option 23 to setup a local Git environment for easier code updates and cronjob auto updates. Centmin Mod Addons are available to extend the feature set of your LEMP installation.

Latest Centmin Mod auto installs Nginx server on CentOS Linux with the following:

Check out What's New in Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08

How to install?

SELINUX must be disabled. Minimum system requirements are 256MB memory (128MB with variable tweak) for CentOS 6.x and 1GB memory for CentOS 7.x 64bit and 12GB disk space for OpenVZ VPS virtualization & 20GB for KVM and Xen virtualisation. Recommended memory & disk requirements are double the mininum for CentOS 6/7 respectively at CentOS 6.x 512MB memory and CentOS 7.x 64bit at 2GB memory and disk space of 24GB for OpenVZ and 40GB for KVM/Xen virtualisation. Disk usage footprint for CentOS OS + Centmin Mod LEMP initial install is approximately between 7.5GB and 9.5GB. There's several ways to install Centmin Mod LEMP stack on CentOS 6 32bit/64bit & CentOS 7 64bit (32bit is not supported yet). Fastest install method is method 3.

  1. centmin.sh shell menu option 1. Full details.
  2. centmin.sh via Git. Full details.
  3. one liner curl bash install. Full details. [Youtube video]

After install, check out the next steps in the Getting Started Guide and be sure to watch/subscribe to Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva200.08 stable thread.

If you're looking for cheap VPS hosting for Centmin Mod, the following are highly recommended & proven to work with Centmin Mod LEMP web stack - RamNode, Linode, DigitalOcean, TheSkySpace and Vultr. If using OVH or SoYouStart servers, make sure to use CentOS OS template with distro kernels and not OVH/SYS provided custom kernels.

Check out Centmin Mod VPS hosting & Centmin Mod Dedicated server hosting forums for VPS and dedicated hosting reviews, benchmarks and discussions with other Centmin Mod users.


If you have questions, suggestions or feedback, they can be posted on the official Centmin Mod community forums. Sign up on the forums and become a member today !

Also check out the official FAQ and post-install Getting Started Guide.


You can contribute by testing and providing feedback for the Centmin Mod LEMP stack. Feedback and suggestions can be posted on the official Centmin Mod community forums and/or by spreading the word around online about Centmin Mod LEMP stack. If you do not have the time but want to contribute financially, you can consider making a donation or signing up for Centmin Mod Premium Membership - which has other benefits too.

If you have expertise or know how in the following areas and want to help integrate such features into Centmin Mod LEMP stack, please sign up on the forums and post in Feature Requests and Suggestions forums. Areas include:

Get Updates

The latest Centmin Mod news, updates, bug and security updates will always end up on the official Centmin Mod community forums first with forum email mailings to registered forum members. Then the news will be populated on Centmin Mod's social media accounts. You can follow Centmin Mod on social media & on Github via:

  1. Centmin Mod Facebook Page @centminmodcom
  2. Centmin Mod Twitter @centminmod
  3. Google+ Page
  4. GitHub Centmin Mod Project & Centmin Mod GitHub Commits forums.

How to update to latest Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 release?

Follow instructions outlined on the official Centmin Mod community forums here and on site here. This release has a massive amount of changes, additions and improvements from 13 months of developments so read the forum thread carefully. You can sign up on the forums to ask questions and watch/subscribe to forum threads for update notifications.

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 - http://centminmod.com
                   Centmin Mod Menu                   
1).  Centmin Install
2).  Add Nginx vhost domain
3).  NSD setup domain name DNS
4).  Nginx Upgrade / Downgrade
5).  PHP Upgrade / Downgrade
6).  XCache Re-install
7).  APC Cache Re-install
8).  XCache Install
9).  APC Cache Install
10). Memcached Server Re-install
11). MariaDB 5.2/5.5 & 10.x Upgrade Sub-Menu
12). Zend OpCache Install/Re-install
13). Install ioping.sh vbtechsupport.com/1239/
14). SELinux disable
15). Install/Reinstall ImagicK PHP Extension
16). Change SSHD Port Number
17). Multi-thread compression: pigz,pbzip2,lbzip2...
18). Suhosin PHP Extension install
19). Install FFMPEG and FFMPEG PHP Extension
20). NSD Re-install
21). Update - Nginx + PHP-FPM + Siege
22). Add Wordpress Nginx vhost + WP Super Cache
23). Update Centmin Mod Code Base
24). Exit
Enter option [ 1 - 24 ]     
Enter option [ 1 - 24 ] 2
Enter vhost domain name to add (without www. prefix): newdomain.com

Create a self-signed SSL certificate Nginx vhost? [y/n]: y

Create FTP username for vhost domain (enter username): ftp1
Auto generate FTP password (recommended) [y/n]: y

FTP username you entered: ftpuser1
FTP password auto generated: *********************
SSL Vhost Setup...
Generating self signed SSL certificate...
Generating a 2048 bit RSA private key
writing new private key to 'newdomain.com.key'
Signature ok

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