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How to Install mod_cloudflare

How to install  mod_cloudflare on cPanel server ?

The primary purpose of mod_cloudflare is so you get original visitor IP in your server logs. If you don’t have it installed on your servers, then you will see cloudflare server ip address


To install mod_cloudflare one should have root access to the server.

Refer to following commands:


1. Get the source code for mod_cloudflare:

cd /usr/local/src

wget –no-check-certificate


2. Use the Apache Extension Tool to build and install mod_cloudflare:

apxs -a -i -c mod_cloudflare.c


3. Restart apache service.

service httpd restart


4.  Finally, update the Apache configuration data files:

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/apache_conf_distiller –update

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install memcache/Memcached on centos

Free & open source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.

Installing Memcached using YUM

If you are using Centos or RHEL, you need to install the RPMforge rpm to install the packs. Go to and download/install the correct rpm/arch belongs to your server.


 yum install memcached

yum install libmemcache


Installing Memcached from source


cd ~/memcache
tar zxvf memcached-1.4.5.tar.gz
cd memcached-1.4.5
./configure --with-lib-event=/usr/local/
make install

Installing libmemecached

cd ~/memcache
tar zxvf libevent-1.4.14b-stable.tar.gz
cd libevent-1.4.14b-stable
make install

Staring the memcached as daemon process


It is advisable to run/start the memcached process as non-root user, you can use the nobody user/group to start.

memcached -d -u nobody -m 1048 -p 11211


Install the Memcache PECL Extension for PHP


Even though memcached is happily running on the server, it’s not accessible from PHP without the PECL extension. Fortunately this is a very easy process, just use the pecl command.


pecl install memcache

Then add the memcache extension to your global php.ini file.


Now restart web server.

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Install wine on CentOS

Wine is a free software application that aims to allow computer programs written for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like  operating systems. Wine also provides a software library, known as Winelib, against which developers can compile  Windows applications to help port them to Unix-like systems.

SSH the server as root and refer to following steps to install wine on centos server.

1) Installing rpmforge rpm.

root@server [~]# cd /usr/local/src/

root@server [/usr/local/src]# wget


2) Install the rpmforge rpm.

root@server [/usr/local/src]# rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm

3)  Install wine.

root@server [/usr/local/src]#yum install wine -y enablerepo=rpmforge

4) Launch Wine from the Centos Applications menu.


That’s All.

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Install shoutcast

SHOUTcast is a application for streaming media over the Internet.

Following are the steps to install SHOUTCAST.

1) SSH to the server as root

2) Add user and password for shoutcast.


# adduser shoutcast
# passwd shoutcast

3) Now ssh to shoutcast user ans do following.

# wget

# tar -zxvf shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6.tar.gz
# rm -rf shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6.tar.gz
# mv shoutcast-1-9-2-linux-glibc6 shoutcast
# cd shoutcast

4) Configuring shoutcas for MaxUser, Password ans Port.

# vi pico sc_serv.conf OR nano sc_serv.conf
and configure settings corresponding to

5) uncomment AdminPassword and set an admin password of your choice. this password can be used to access shoutcast admin panel.

6) Save the file and start shoutcast.

./sc_serv sc_serv.conf

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Install mod_xsendfile

What is mod_xsendfile ?

mod_xsendfile is a apache2 module that processes x-sendfile headers registered by the original output handler.

This process will speed up your private file transfers.


How to install mod_xsendfile  on Linux server?


1) Login to server as root

2) Download file mod_xsendfile.c from HERE

3) execute command

#apxs -cia mod_xsendfile.c

4) Restart apache server.

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