The Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world, due to its ease of administration and flexibility. In this tutorial we will install Apache on a server that doesn’t have a web server or database server already installed.
- These instructions are intended for installing Apache on a single CentOS 7 node.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on CentOS 7.
First, clean-up yum:
sudo yum clean all
As a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages: