How To Install CentOS Server

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This post will guide you a step-by-step installation of Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS) with screenshots.

In Our Last Posts we have discussed about the various linux topics, click on the below link to know them in detail.

Lets get into the Installation Procedures.

Installation Of CentOS Server

Boot your system using the CentOS installation DVD. Before the we need to check our Bios Settings and yet to change the same based on our requirements.

How to install Centos server

Now Boot your system using the CentOS installation DVD.The following screen will appear on first boot.

How to install Centos Server

Choose Install or upgrade an existing system option from the installation wizard and press TAB key. Now you should see the following screen. Type Linux text and press enter.

How to install Centos Server

(OR) Press ESC key and type Linux text in the boot prompt. Refer the following screenshot.

How to install Centos Server

Choose skip media test as it may take long time to check media

How to install Centos Server

CentOS Welcome Screen press Next.

How to install Centos Server

Select Language and proceed for the installation

How to install Centos Server

Select appropriate Keyboard

How to install Centos Server

Select Basic Storage Device if your hard drive is attached locally

How to install Centos Server

You may get Storage Device warning, you can click Yes, discard any data button to Continue.

How to install Centos Server

Give a Hostname to the server and click on Configure Network button if you want to configure network while installation.

In my Case i have used DoubtsClear.com

How to install Centos Server

Click Wired tab and click on Add button

How to install Centos Server

Select Connect Automatically, go to ipv4 settings tab and select Method and select Manual in drop down. Click on Add tab to fill address box with IP AddressNetmaskGateway and DNS Server. Here I’m using IP Address 192.168.1.6 and DNS Server is 4.2.2.2 for demo. This IP Address may vary in your environment.

How to install Centos Server

Select Time Zone.

How to install Centos Server

Give a root password.

How to install Centos Server

Select appropriate partitioning as per your requirement.

How to install Centos Server

Verify filesystem. Here, you can edit filesystem If you want.

Swap its “Double Size of RAM” .If u don’t know RAM size press ctrl+alt+F2 in hash prom

#free – calculates the RAM size and make double.

How to install Centos Server

Disk Format Warning, click on Format.

How to install Centos Server

Select Write Changes to disk

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Hard Drive is Formatting.

How to install Centos Server

Here, you can give Boot loader Password for better security

How to install Centos Server

Select the applications you want to install, you can choose Customize now and click Next

How to install Centos Server

Select the applications you want to install and click Next.

How to install Centos Server

Installation started, this may take several minutes as per selection of packages

How to install Centos Server

Installation completed, now remove CD/DVD and reboot system.

How to install Centos Server

Welcome to CentOS 6.3 Login Screen.

How to install Centos Server

CentOS 6.3 Desktop Screen.

How to install Centos Server

The below screen shows Server Text mode Screen

How to install Centos Server

Hope this tutorials is clear for you guys., don’t forget to leave your comments..

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