Set hostname in CentOS 7

Hostname is a sub domain. To set hosting, edit file



Now run



Edit file

Edit or add HOSTNAME entry

Reboot the server with

You can verify hostname with command

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CentOS 7 VestaCP Upgrade PHP to 7.x

On CentOS 7 VestaCP install PHP 5.6 by default. This is very old version of PHP. To upgrade PHP to latest version 7.x, you can install remi repo. Install EPEL repo

Install yum-utils

Install remi repo

Select PHP version you need

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Install Nginx on CentOS 8

Nginx Web Server

To install Nginx web server on CentOS 8, create repo


Install nginx with dnf or yum

Open HTTP and HTTPS ports on firewall


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Install PHP 7.4 on CentOS 7

To install PHP 7.4 on CentOS 7, first install remi repository.

Set PHP 7.4 as default PHP

Install PHP with

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Install PHP 7.3 in CentOS 8

CentOS 8 comes with PHP 7.2. To install PHP 7.3, you need to enable remi repo. You can download remi-release rpm file from Download and install remi-release rpm

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Install Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on CentOS 8

First disable SELinux by editing file


Replace with

Now restart the server.

Verify SELinux is disabled by running “sestatus” command. It should show disabled. Install basic tools Lets start by installing some basic tools like whois, curl, git etc..

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Creating CentOS 8 Virtual Machine with Vagrant

CentOS 8 vagrant

Create a directory for Vagrant project

This will create a file with name “Vagrantfile” on current folder. To start the CentOS 8 VM, run

To SSH into CentOS 8 virtual machine

To stop a VM, run

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CentOS 8 disable Activate the web console message

When login to CentOS 8 using SSH, you get message asking you to enable web console.

To disable this message, delete file

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