Monthly Archives: April 2014

How to Install Nginx Admin in a VPS

nginx admin

How to Install Nginx Admin in a VPS:

Nginx Admin is plugin for cPanel server to manage Nginx from WHM. Nginx will work as a front end reverse proxy of your cPanel server along with Apache.

Nginx is known for its high performance, speed & low resource usage. Many enterprises, such as WordPress & Comodo, already switched to Nginx as it proves to be the most powerful web-server.

In this tutorial we will install step by step the Nginx Admin cPanel plugin.

If you installing Nginx Admin for the first time, You must need to follow these steps.


Step 1:

You need to generate a WHM access hash (Remote Access Key)

Login to WHM as root
Go to Cluster/Remote Access » Setup Remote Access Key
Click Generate new key

Step 2:

Download the latest Nginx Admin Package.

cd /usr/local/src
tar xf nginxadmin.tar
cd publicnginx

If you are installing first time you have to run Python fix.


Run install script

./nginxinstaller install

Step 3:

Wait couple of minutes & reinstall Apache.

/etc/init.d/httpd restart

Step 4:

Add automated /tmp cleanup cron.

crontab -e

Add the line at the end of the file.

0 */1 * * * /usr/sbin/tmpwatch -am 1 /tmp/nginx_client

Congratulation! you have installed Nginx Admin successfully


Login to SSH as a root & run the bellow commands.

cd /usr/local/src/publicnginx
./nginxinstaller uninstall

Uninstall Complete.

For more info approximately Nginx Admin please visit

Common Tips:

  • Although its not necessary yet its better you should re save Tweak Settings to prevent some error, for this login to root whm, go to Server Configuration » Tweak Settings & just click Save
  • At root WHM go to Service Configuration » Apache Configuration » Piped Log Configuration, check Enable Piped Apache Logs & click save

Become a Reliable Web Host in web hosting market

web hosting

Every web host want to be market leader in the web hosting market in these days. If you want to be a reliable web host in web hosting market you must need to follow these steps.

1. User Friendly Website

The first thing your visitors notice is your website. Always design your website professionally. The website should be user friendly & effortless navigate able. Put yourself in the shoes of a customer coming to your website for the first time. Keep it simple when it comes to navigating to the product line & then the Buy links page. Make the payment process as quick & effortless as possible, & you won’t have any customer backing out at the last minute.

2. 24/7 Customer Support

Web hosting is a 24/7/365 business. You must be available every day for customer support. You will obtain e-mails & phone calls at the worst times: holidays, vacation, etc. You must be keep in touch at the time of need. Most clients requires that the host must provide information “What going on” atlest at the time of issue. So must provide information what you are doing specially at the time of down time. Give your clients peace of mind that you are aware of the problem.

3. Multiple Way of Communication

Your support desk should be other server and/or other network so at the time of server down your clients must have access to assist desk. The host must have other contact ways like e-mail support, live chat, & a section of the website for helpful tutorials.

4. Keep Eye on Web Hosting Trends

Keep your eye to the ground for new web hosting trends.

Stay up to date with new vulnerabilities. Give your clients peace of mind that you are aware of the problem & working on it.

5. Be Social with your Clients

Don’t just promote yourself on social media avenues. Get out there physically & attend industry conferences & trade shows to meet your peers & potential clients face-to-face.

Be social inside your company too by finding your best customers. Take your 5, 10, or 20 best customers & make sure everyone in the company knows & treats these people like the kings they are.

6. Track What Works

See where your new clients come from & how they received to your website by studying visitor analytics at Google Analytics & Google Webmaster Tools.

If you advertise online, track which keywords, banners, & referrals are making you money, & reexamine what hasn’t been working.

7. Backup & Update Files

Create backups of servers at least once a week, preferably daily at offsite. Protect yourself by informing customers that only they are responsible for their own backups, & that they should have an automatic daily backup system in place.

Be sure you’re backing up your personal computer as well, yet DON’T back it up to your hosting account.

8. Protect Yourself

You should have an updated & accurate Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Refund policy so you will be protected. Have a lawyer review your documents before going live.