ApacheBooster cPanel Plugin

cPanel plugin ApacheBooster is used to reduce the server loads and memory usages and it has been providing maximum performance for your domains. Its intergared with nginx and varnish which is used for high performance.

nginx varnish

Varnish Cache

Varnish Cache is a web accelerator, sometimes referred to as a HTTP accelerator or a reverse HTTP proxy, that will significantly enhance your web performance.

Varnish speeds up a website by storing a copy of the page served by the web server the first time a user visits that page. The next time a user requests the same page, Varnish will serve the copy instead of requesting the page from the web server.


NGINX accelerates content and application delivery, improves security, facilitates availability and scalability for the busiest web sites on the Internet.

If you are looking nginx as apache proxy then you can use nginx autoinstaller cPanel plugin which is used to serve static content like jpg,png, etc., Most of server administrator used for image websites.

ApacheBooster cPanel Plugin Installation

ApacheBooster V2.0 Stable version contain extra features and fixed some major security vulnerabilities.

wget http://prajith.in/downloads/apachebooster.tar.gz
tar -zxf apachebooster.tar.gz
cd apachebooster
bash install.sh  or sh install.sh

Thats all!!! Login your WHM and check plugins


mod_remoteip, the apache extendedstatus always gives you the proxy IP, instead of client IP. In order to overcome this issue,  you to use mod_reveseproxy apache module, the modules is completely based on mod_cloudflare and mod_remoteip.

To install,

wget https://raw.github.com/Prajithp/mod_reverseproxy/master/mod_reverseproxy.c
apxs -i -c -n mod_reverseproxy.so mod_reverseproxy.c

open your httpd.conf and add this settings.

LoadModule reverseproxy_module modules/mod_reverseproxy.so

<IfModule reverseproxy_module>
ReverseProxyEnable  On
#The header to use for the real IP address.
ReverseProxyRemoteIPHeader X-Real-IP
#What IPs to adjust requests for


ApacheBooster cPanel Plugin V2.5 released

They have released new version with bug fixes.

  • Fixed domain dedicated IP issue
  • Changed nginx embedded vhost template to perl template toolkit.
  • Updated /scripts/generate_varnish_conf script to fix the varnish IP address conflict.
  • Option to disable/enable apachebooster temporarily.
  • Upgraded nginx and varnish to latest version

In this version, customers have the ability to customize nginx vhost config template as per their needs.
New nginx vhost config template file can be found in /var/ApacheBooster/templates directory.

You can use the below commands to disable or enable ApacheBooster, this will be helpful for administrators to troubleshoot some apache and php related issues.
/scripts/manage_apacheboooster –enable
/scripts/manage_apacheboooster –disable

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