Today we are releasing a new cpnginx version 11 with a lots of new features. It has been a long time cpnginx run on millions of websites all over internet. We took your suggestions and feed backs and rebuild an entirely new Cpnginx which increased the performance and security of your server. The new changes and feature are given below.
Requirement for Cpnginx 11
Cpnginx 11 was developed on cpanel 11.90 . So you need this version of cpanel to use cpnginx 11.
Operating System : Cloudlinux 7 , Centos 7
Cpanel version : 11.90 or higher
The new features included in Cpnginx 11 is given below. This version have all the features of old Cpnginx with the following new features
Cpnginx 11 now fully support Cloudlinux Operating system. This has been completely integrated to cloudlinux alt-php package
CloudLinux Alt-PHP FPM Support
Cpnginx 11 is the first software that provide Alt-PHP-fpm in cpanel servers. Even Cpanel doesn’t provide this option and we bring this feature to the cpanel
Auto PHP-FPM Build
Now cpnginx support auto build of php-fpms available in your cpanel. So whenever you need a new php version, simply add it from the cpanel easyapache4 page on the whm. There is no need to add it to any of the configurations
Cpnginx now provide ModSecurity 3 as a module. You can install the modsecurity module during the nginx build time. This module will be enabled by default
ModSecurity Vendor Rules
Cpnginx command line have a new feature to install ModSecurity Vendor rules from thirdparty vendors. We now support OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set out of the box. Installation or removal or rules are now easy
WHM Mod Security Settings
You can enable or disable Cpnginx modsecurity from WHM -> Cpnginx Plugin page -> Preferences -> Settings
ModSecurity For users in WHM
You can enable or disable Modsecurity rules for a cpanel domain from WHM -> Cpnginx Plugin page -> Module -> ModSecurity (Open Source Web Application Firewall)
ModSecurty Option in Cpanel
Your Cpanel users can enable or disable the the modsecurity feature from the cpanel interface of Cpnginx
Vhost templates / App Templates
The Cpnginx vhost templates has been upgraded to version 3.0 . If you are using any custom templates based on old version ,we recommend to upgrade it.
Privacy Protected Directories
Now Cpnginx directly support .htacess privacy protected directories . This has been integrated with the cpanel API.
Global PHP.INI Setting for FPM
You can now control php.ini variable of PHP-FPM users from WHM -> Cpnginx -> Preferences -> PHP-FPM INI Settings . This gives the option to enhance and control your servers php variables and php security.
Users Custom PHP.INI for FPM
If one of your Cpanel user need an additional php.ini settings, now you can configure it from WHM -> Cpnginx -> Module Custom user PHP.INI settings . This give the flexibility of controlling php.ini variables per user
Python 3.8 update
Cpnginx now coming with python 3.8.5 . We added a new script to Cpnginx to build python versions as you wish .The tool to build python is /scripts/cpnginx/buildpython.sh
Command Line Tool Changes ( #nginxctl )
The nginxctl command tool has been fully rewritten. The build option of nginx have a separate menu option as nginxbuild . Now build modsecuriy or google page speed is very easy .
Nginx Default version 1.19.2
Cpnginx 11 now came with default nginx version 1.19.2 . You can build any custom version of nginx using the command line tool
Cpnginx 10 has now an end of life product . We will continually support the old version till December,2020. We are moving towards Cpnginx 11 because Centos 6 is now end of life period. We recommend to upgrade all your cpnginx to version 11 to get the new features and support. We are very thankful to all of our Cpnginx users since 2008 , we started providing Cpnginx as the first nginx plugin in Cpanel. It has been more than 12 years Cpnginx running thousands of websites on internet.