Advanced Algorythms LLC a Colorado Company

Clean CentOS LAMP Build

This installation assumes you have downloaded, burned and have the CentOS ISO Images on CDs. These scripts have been updated and tested for CentOS 5.6


  1. Start installation in graphics mode
  2. Select Remove all partitions on selected drives and create default layout when you get to this option
  3. Enter your root login password
  4. Select option to Customize Now and uncheck all boxes at this screen before clicking next
  5. Now just click Next (or ATL N) Note:This installation should require only Disks 1, 3 and 4
  6. THIS NEXT STEP IS CRITICAL SO DO NOT SKIP IT! On the first reboot. When a Setup Agent screens comes up Select Firewall Configuration then disable it. To fail to do so will prevent any server applications from being reachable.
  7. Login as root upon reboot and removing CDs
  8. at the command prompt:
    ~]# lftpget http://advancedalgorythms.com/txt/finish_build.txt
    ~]# chmod 755 finish_build.txt
    ~]# ./finish_build.txt

IMPORTANT!
Once this build has completed there is no password on the root account for MySQL
To set this:
~]# /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'

Additional Notes:
This build takes about 19 minutes on a machine with 1 GB RAM, 2.8 GHz Processor.