How to Install CentOS 5.7 Server Part 2

This tutorial shows how to install CentOS 5.7 32 x86 server. This steps may be similar with other version of CentOS or RHEL and i do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you. Assume that you already done the steps 1 until 12 as explained from this link.

How to Install CentOS 5.7 Server Part 1

13.  Set configuration for boot loader if you need. In this case, click next to proceed.
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14. Install bootloader on /dev/sda.
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15. By default, the setting of the network interfaces is DHCP, but it is recommended to set static IP addresses for server installation.
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16. Under IPV4, uncheck “Dynamic IP configuration (DHCP)”. Enter prefer static ip address and netmask. Don’t forget to uncheck “Enable IPv6 support”.
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17. Input your server’s Hostname, Gateway and DNS servers.
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18. Choose your time zone.
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19. Set root password and click next.
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20. Select softwares you would like to install. It’s recommended to perform minimal installation. Check a box “Customize now” and click next.
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21. To perfome minimal installation, unselect all package groups.
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22. Click next to proceed.
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23. The installer checks the dependencies of the selected packages and the format file system.
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24. Installation has been completed. Click ‘Reboot’ button.
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