How-to Install LAMP with Apache, MySQL & PHP 5 on Oracle Linux

March 21st, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

LAMP WebServer with PHP 5 Quick-Start for OEL




Hello Oracle Linux User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Apache, MySQL/MariaDB and PHP 5 on Oracle Enterprise Linux 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

LAMP has become a de facto Development Standard. Today, the products that make up the LAMP stack are included by default in nearly all Linux distributions, and together they make a powerful web application platform.

Install LAMP Server with PHP 5 on Oracle Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install LAMP Server with PHP 5 on Oracle Linux - Kde4 Open Terminal



  2. Installing Apache & PHP

    sudo yum install httpd php php-common
  3. Installing PHP Modules

    sudo yum install php-pear php-mysqlnd php-gd php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-xml
    
  4. Starting & Eventually Enabling Apache
    On OEL 7.x:

    sudo systemctl start httpd.service

    To Get it Started at boot:

    sudo systemctl enable httpd.service

    Instead for OEL 6.x:

    sudo service httpd start

    To Get it Started at boot:

    sudo service httpd enable
  5. Testing LAMP Istallation
    Making the Php info File:

    sudo nano /var/www/html/test.php

    Append:

    <?php
       phpinfo();
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor :)
    Check on Browser at:
    http://localhost/test.php
    LAMP Installation on OEL PHP Info

  6. (Optional) To Enable Remote Connections on Server

    sudo nano -w /etc/sysconfig/iptables

    Append:

    -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
    

    Reload Firewall Rules with:

    sudo service iptables restart

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