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How to install Nginx reverse proxy in cPanel

install Nginx reverse proxy
install Nginx reverse proxy

How to install Nginx reverse proxy in cPanel

This post helps you to install Nginx reverse proxy in cPanel. Nginx is a web server. It can act as a reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer and an HTTP cache.

The main reason to install Nginx reverse proxy in cPanel is, it is faster than straight Apache. It will handle static files more efficiently and reduced load on Apache resources. Also, Nginx handles SSL connections faster than Apache.

Steps to install Nginx reverse proxy in cPanel

 
cd /usr/local/src
wget http://nginxcp.com/latest/nginxadmin.tar 
tar xf nginxadmin.tar
cd publicnginx
./nginxinstaller install

You may receive this error message: “access key doesn’t exist“. Then you can create it via WHM >> Cluster/Remote Access >> Setup Remote Access Key and retry to install.

Also, you can uninstall it using the following commands.

 
cd /usr/local/src
wget http://nginxcp.com/latest/nginxadmin.tar
tar xf nginxadmin.tar
cd publicnginx
./nginxinstaller uninstall

That’s it!

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