How to install Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL On CentOS 6.3

Before install Apache2, PHP5 and MySQL, install CentOS 6.3 server first.
Followed the steps to install these staff.
1) Installing MySQL 5

yum install mysql mysql-server

Then we create the system startup links for MySQL (so that MySQL starts automatically whenever the system boots) and start the MySQL server:

chkconfig --levels 235 mysqld on
/etc/init.d/mysqld start

Set passwords for the MySQL root account:


Follow the prompt to add password to root.
2) Installing Apache2

yum install httpd

Now configure your system to start Apache at boot time…

chkconfig --levels 235 httpd on

… and start Apache:

/etc/init.d/httpd start

3) Installing PHP5
We can install PHP5 and the Apache PHP5 module as follows:

yum install php

We must restart Apache afterwards:

/etc/init.d/httpd restart

4) Getting MySQL Support In PHP5
To get MySQL support in PHP, we can install the php-mysql package. It’s a good idea to install some other PHP5 modules as well as you might need them for your applications.

yum install php-mysql php-gd php-imap php-ldap php-mbstring php-odbc php-pear php-xml php-xmlrpc

Now restart Apache2:

/etc/init.d/httpd restart

Now, LAMP is ready to use.

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