How to Install NGINX on cPanel/WHM Server Print

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Learn how to install NGINX on cPanel Server following tutorial.

Installing NGINX is very easy and quick on cPanel/WHM Server. We will use Engintron to install NGINX on your cPanel/WHM Server. There are a few basic requirements to follow this guide which are discussed below.


cPanel/WHM installed Server, Guide Link Below
Guide to Install cPanel/WHM
Root Access to Server via SSH


  1. Login to root user via SSH
  2. Run following commands to install Engintron which will install NGINX

    $ cd /; rm -f; wget –no-check-certificate; bash install
  3. Above installation will take a couple of minutes depending on the machine specifications
  4. Login to WHM and Goto Plugins, you will find “Engintron for cPanel/WHM”, which means your Engintron is successful along with NGINX.

This is how Engintron’s Front Page looks like after opening.

Configuration for Cloudflare Users

  1. Open Engintron as explained in the last step of the installation
  2. Under NGINX Menu in Left Sidebar look for “Edit your custom_rules for Nginx (view default)” and tap it
  3. Uncomment the following line by removing # character


    XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX – It is your cPanel’s shared IP address, replace it and tap on update rules.
  4. Engintron will restart and everything will be working out of the box.

So we have completed NGINX Installation with the help of Engintron.



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