Recently, one of our readers asked us to cover how to install LAMP on CentOS 7. LAMP is the acronym for the Linux operating system, the Apache HTTP server, the MySQL relational database management system, and the PHP programming language, which are a set of open-source software for creating websites and web applications. CentOS is one of the most popular Linux distribution, currently, the latest version is CentOS 7. In this article, we will show you how to install LAMP on CentOS 7 with VPSrobots.

Prerequisites

Before you start with this tutorial, you have installed CentOS 7 on your VPS.

Log in VPSrobots

Log in VPSrobots client if you have an account, or you need to register one on VPSrobots homepage. After login, select create VPS node option from the left side navigation menu and add VPS node.

Create VPS node

Create VPS node

Filling out VPS information

On Step one page, fill out your IP address in Server IP and name your server in VPS alias. Select either password or SSH private key to ┬áconnect to your VPS. At last, click Let’s Go button to the next page. After clicking Let’s Go button, Step two page is displayed in a few seconds and click Install button.

Install AMP

Install AMP

Install Apache, MySQL, and PHP

Once clicking Install button, VPSrobots asks you for setting root password for MySQL. Enter a password and click Install button to continue.

Set password for MySQL

Set password for MySQL

VPSrobots starts installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP once clicking Install button, which will last for a few seconds. Next, you are taken to server status interface and finds Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP installed successfully. That’s it, LAMP is easily installed on CentOS 7 with VPSrobots.

Server status

Server status

We hope this guide helps you learn how to install LAMP on CentOS 7 with VPSrobots. Maybe what you do next is to create a website on your server, there is our step by step guide on how to build a website with VPSrobots, which you might be interested.