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latest 10 entries (as at Thu Nov 23 20:00:06 UTC 2017)

Nginx 1.11 + OpenSSL 1.1 + TLS 1.3

Great news for Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 users. Akamai is sponsoring OpenSSL TLS 1.3 development for release on April 5th, 2017 in OpenSSL 1.1.0 branch which is an OpenSSL branch optionally supported by Centmin Mod 123.09beta01's Nginx 1.11 setup where you can switch between default Nginx 1.11 + LibreSSL crypto library and Nginx 1.11 + OpenSSL 1.0.2/1.1 branches (with BoringSSL support in development as well).

Nginx 1.11.6 Compatibility Update

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx 1.11.6 defaults & compatibility fixes for OpenResty Nginx Modules. For existing Centmin Mod Nginx users, use centmin.sh menu option 4 to update Nginx to 1.11.6. You will need to use centmin.sh menu option 23 submenu option 2 to update your local Centmin Mod code to latest versions before running centmin.sh menu option 4 otherwise Nginx 1.11.6 update will fail to complete.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Nginx 1.11.1 Security Update

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx 1.11.1 defaults for security updates (CVE-2016-4450). For existing Centmin Mod Nginx users, use centmin.sh menu option 4 to update Nginx to 1.11.1. You may want to use centmin.sh menu option 23 submenu option 2 to update your local Centmin Mod code to latest versions before running centmin.sh menu option 4.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Security Vulnerability Updates for ImageMagick, OpenSSL & LibreSSL

Centmin Mod LEMP stack users have 3 security updates they need to do for ImageMagick, OpenSSL & LibreSSL. You will want to update to latest code base for either Centmin Mod 123.08stable or 123.09beta01 via centmin.sh menu option 23 before following the steps listed below to update ImageMagick and recompile PHP-FPM (centmin.sh menu option 5 & option 15) and recompile Nginx against newer fixed OpenSSL 1.0.2h or LibreSSL 2.3.4 (centmin.sh menu option 4).

Forum users who elected to receive forum announced emails, would have gotten an email recently for these three security alerts. To ensure these emails reach your inbox, please add the email's from address to your contact list and for Gmail/Google App users setup a filter to mark emails from that sent forum email address as 'Not Spam'. This will ensure you properly receive such Centmin Mod and CentOS related security updates which are relevant to your Centmin Mod LEMP stack install.

Full details and explanation can be read here.

Centmin Mod 123.09beta01 Update Status

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branch has many improvements and new features added. A Centmin Mod 123.09beta01 change log can be viewed here.

To try a test Centmin Mod 123.09beta01 install or update from 123.08stable, follow instructions in first post in the official community forums at here. Feedback, suggestions and bug reports can be posted within the same thread too.

Nginx 1.9.12 Compatibility Updates

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx 1.9.12 incompatibility with LibreSSL. So switched back to Nginx compiled against OpenSSL 1.0.2f and higher. Example for existing Centmin Mod users to update their existing Centmin Mod installs prior to updating to Nginx 1.9.12 is outlined here.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Nginx PageSpeed 1.9.32.13 Security Update

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx PageSpeed Module 1.9.32.13 beta release. Instructions for existing Centmin Mod users to update their Nginx PageSpeed module is outlined here.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Nginx 1.9.10 Security Advisories

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx 1.9.10 defaults for security fixes CVE-2016-0742, CVE-2016-0746, and CVE-2016-0747. For existing Centmin Mod Nginx users, use centmin.sh menu option 4 to update Nginx to 1.9.10.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Official PHP 7.0.0 GA support

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for official PHP 7.0 GA release supported downloads. Prior, when you entered PHP version 7.0.0 on centmin.sh menu option 5 for PHP upgrades, it would download from PHP 7 Github based master dev branch. The recent update now changes that to download officially from php.net hosted source tarball files when PHP version specified during upgrades is equal to 7.0.0 and higher.

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Updated to Nginx 1.9.5 HTTP/2 default

Updated both Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable and 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta01 branches for Nginx 1.9.5 default with new HTTP/2 protocol support which replaces SPDY/3.1 Nginx module. Full details for updating Nginx 1.9.5 at Nginx 1.9.5 released with HTTP/2 support officially !

To update your Centmin Mod builds follow instructions at centminmod.com/upgrade.html and respective version threads below:

Add Laravel 5.1 install how to & Wordpress auto installer guide pages

Updated Nginx Configuration page with two new listings for Laravel 5.1 Nginx install and for Centmin Mod centmin.sh menu option 22 auto Wordpress installation.

Centmin Mod Updates and .09 beta testing with Nginx HTTP/2

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.09 beta (123.09beta01 branch) testing has begun. Nginx HTTP/2 page and HTTP/1.1 vs HTTP/2 benchmarks have been added here. The first major addition is added support for Nginx's new HTTP/2 alpha patch which supports ALPN TLS extensions for h2 protocol. Installing the Nginx HTTP/2 patch or final releases will remove SPDY module support in Nginx. Unfortunately, the HTTP/2 patch or first production release will not support HTTP/2 Server Push feature but future versions may. The Nginx HTTP/2 patch was cosponsored by Dropbox and Automattic. HTTP/2 protocol will be replacing Google's SPDY protocol in early 2016.

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable release also has had a few minor updates listed on the dedicated forum thread.

CentOS 6.7 Released & Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable updated

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable release has been updated to support CentOS 6.7 release. To update, use the new centmin.sh menu options 23 explained on upgrade page or explained on the official forum thread.

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable release

Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable release is finally here after 12+ months of development work ! New centmin.sh menu options 22 and 23 added. Check out what's new and the full change log. Or jump straight into installation.

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Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 - http://centminmod.com
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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
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centminmod.com redesign

Centmin Mod official web site has had a total revamp which is fully responsive designed to closely match the style on the official community forum. Like it or dislike it ? Or have suggestions, bug reports or feedback ? You can post your comments on the forum's feedback and suggestions forum.

The site is also on a brand new cluster of Geo-locationed VPS servers all running Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 LEMP web stack with Nginx 1.9.3+, PHP 5.6 latest and MariaDB 10.0.x latest. If you like what you see or find Centmin Mod LEMP web stack useful, you can consider making a donation or signing up for Centmin Mod Premium Membership - which has other benefits too. Started a Google Analytics Page Speed Analysis thread for this new cluster as well.

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