Centmin Mod

What is Centmin Mod LEMP stack?

Centmin Mod - is a Linux, Nginx, MariaDB MySQL & PHP-FPM web stack for CentOS 6.x Linux (also Oracle Linux 6.x and CentOS 7/7.1 soon) by George Liu (eva2000) with a shell menu based installer (shown on the right). The shell based menu allows Nginx & PHP version management - upgrading or downgrading Nginx & PHP or setting up Nginx vhosts. Centmin Mod also has a Youtube Channel with how to guides for installation and usage on CentOS based servers and growing Centmin Mod Community forum.

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

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.07 - 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 Upgrade Sub-Menu
12). Zend OpCache Install/Re-install
13). Install ioping.sh vbtechsupport.com/1239/
14). SELinux disable
15). Install/Re-install ImageMagick PHP Extension
16). Change SSHD Port Number
17). Multi-thread compression: pigz,pbzip2,lbzip2,p7zip etc
18). Suhosin PHP Extension install
19). Install FFMPEG and FFMPEG PHP Extension
20). NSD Re-install
21). Update - Nginx + PHP-FPM + Siege
22). Exit
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Nginx web server is installed via source compile through a shell scripted menu option #1. This allows for more flexibility for 3rd party Nginx module installs and keeping Nginx versions updated more frequently. You can upgrade Nginx web server via shell scripted menu option #4.

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PHP (php-fpm)

Like Nginx, PHP is source compiled as PHP-FPM handler. Besides mysql and mysqli extension support, there are other compiled PHP extensions in the default Centmin Mod PHP-FPM configuration. To see the detailed list of configuration options used, read more.

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MariaDB 5.5 MySQL

MariaDB 5.5 MySQL performance fork is used by default as an alternative to official Oracle MySQL 5.1/5.5/5.6 Servers. MariaDB MySQL server is installed via official MariaDB RPMs. For full explanation of why MariaDB MySQL is the default install for Centmin Mod, read more.

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Nginx vhost setup

Setting up Nginx vhost entries is very easy via the shell scripted menu option #2. Nginx vhost wizard will ask you a few questions and then automatically generate the Nginx vhost config file and appropriate vhost directory structure.

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Memcached Server

When you first install Centmin Mod via menu option #1, Memcached server will automatically be installed and started. You have an option within init.d/memcached to start 1 or 2 instances of Memcached servers on different ports.

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CSF Firewall

CSF Firewall software is automatically installed and configured for all your services for better security. Highly recommend CSF Firewall, as you can always disable it later on if you don't need it.

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Nginx Page Speed

Google ngx_pagespeed speeds up your site and reduces page load time. This nginx module automatically applies web performance best practices to pages and assets (CSS, JavaScript, images) without you modifying your existing content.

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@yourdomain.com email

How to setup free @yourdomain.com email accounts on your Centmin Mod installed server using Live Domains by Microsoft. Backed by the same email technology used by Outlook.com.

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Centmin Mod Addons

Official Centmin Mod Addons will provide standalone bash shell scripts to install additional features and possibly be open for third party contribution as well.

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