How to Setup phpMyAdmin 3.5.1 on CentOS 6.2 using Remi Repository

phpmyadminphpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL with the use of a Web browser. It is a tools that giving users the ability to interact with their MySQL databases to perform the task such as creating, modifying or drop databases, executing SQL statements, managing users and set permissions. This post will show you the steps on how to setup phpMyAdmin 3.5.1 on CentOS 6.2 using remi repository.

Prerequisites :
How to Install Remi yum Repository on CentOS 6.2 x86 and x86_64

Simply execute the following command to install phpmyadmin :

[root@centos62 ~]# yum install phpmyadmin -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Determining fastest mirrors
 * base: mirror.averse.net
 * extras: mirror.yourconnect.com
 * remi: iut-info.univ-reims.fr
 * remi-test: iut-info.univ-reims.fr
 * updates: mirror.yourconnect.com
base                                                                         | 3.7 kB     00:00
base/primary_db                                                              | 3.5 MB     00:34
extras                                                                       | 3.5 kB     00:00
extras/primary_db                                                            | 9.1 kB     00:00
remi                                                                         | 2.9 kB     00:00
remi/primary_db                                                              | 259 kB     00:02
remi-test                                                                    | 2.9 kB     00:00
remi-test/primary_db                                                         |  80 kB     00:01
updates                                                                      | 3.5 kB     00:00
updates/primary_db                                                           | 3.9 MB     00:35
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package phpMyAdmin.noarch 0:3.5.1-1.el6.remi will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: php-mysql >= 5.2.0 for package: phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch
--> Processing Dependency: php-mcrypt >= 5.2.0 for package: phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch
--> Processing Dependency: php-mbstring >= 5.2.0 for package: phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch
--> Processing Dependency: php-gd >= 5.2.0 for package: phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-gd.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi will be installed
---> Package php-mbstring.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi will be installed
---> Package php-mcrypt.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi will be installed
---> Package php-mysql.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: php-pdo(x86-32) = 5.4.4-1.el6.remi for package: php-mysql-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686
--> Running transaction check
---> Package php-pdo.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

====================================================================================================
 Package                 Arch              Version                       Repository            Size
====================================================================================================
Installing:
 phpMyAdmin              noarch            3.5.1-1.el6.remi              remi                 4.7 M
Installing for dependencies:
 php-gd                  i686              5.4.4-1.el6.remi              remi-test            132 k
 php-mbstring            i686              5.4.4-1.el6.remi              remi-test            921 k
 php-mcrypt              i686              5.4.4-1.el6.remi              remi-test             41 k
 php-mysql               i686              5.4.4-1.el6.remi              remi-test            122 k
 php-pdo                 i686              5.4.4-1.el6.remi              remi-test            107 k

Transaction Summary
====================================================================================================
Install       6 Package(s)

Total download size: 6.0 M
Installed size: 21 M
Downloading Packages:
(1/6): php-gd-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686.rpm                                      | 132 kB     00:11
(2/6): php-mbstring-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686.rpm                                | 921 kB     00:28
(3/6): php-mcrypt-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686.rpm                                  |  41 kB     00:01
(4/6): php-mysql-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686.rpm                                   | 122 kB     00:02
(5/6): php-pdo-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686.rpm                                     | 107 kB     00:01
(6/6): phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch.rpm                                | 4.7 MB     01:14
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                                50 kB/s | 6.0 MB     02:04
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : php-gd-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686                                                     1/6
  Installing : php-mcrypt-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686                                                 2/6
  Installing : php-pdo-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686                                                    3/6
  Installing : php-mysql-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686                                                  4/6
  Installing : php-mbstring-5.4.4-1.el6.remi.i686                                               5/6
  Installing : phpMyAdmin-3.5.1-1.el6.remi.noarch                                               6/6

Installed:
  phpMyAdmin.noarch 0:3.5.1-1.el6.remi

Dependency Installed:
  php-gd.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi                  php-mbstring.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi
  php-mcrypt.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi              php-mysql.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi
  php-pdo.i686 0:5.4.4-1.el6.remi

Complete!
[root@centos62 ~]# vim /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf

Original configuration file :

Alias /phpMyAdmin /usr/share/phpMyAdmin
Alias /phpmyadmin /usr/share/phpMyAdmin
<Directory /usr/share/phpMyAdmin/>
   order deny,allow
   deny from all
   allow from 127.0.0.1
   allow from ::1
</Directory>

Modify to the following :

Alias /phpMyAdmin /usr/share/phpMyAdmin
Alias /phpmyadmin /usr/share/phpMyAdmin
<Directory /usr/share/phpMyAdmin/>
   order deny,allow
   deny from all
   allow from 127.0.0.1
   allow from all
</Directory>

Once configured, restart the httpd as below :

[root@centos62 ~]# service httpd restart

Login to the phpmyadmin as below :
http://192.168.1.44/phpmyadmin

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