How to Install Apache on CentOS 7

Apache HTTP Server, commonly referred to as Apache, is a widely-used web server software. This article will explain how to install Apache on CentOS 7.

Updating System Packages

Begin by updating your system’s packages:

sudo yum update -y

Installing Apache

Install Apache using CentOS’s package manager:

sudo yum install httpd -y

Starting and Enabling Apache

After installation, start the Apache service:

sudo systemctl start httpd

Enable Apache to start on boot:

sudo systemctl enable httpd

Configuring Firewall

Allow HTTP traffic through the firewall:

sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-service=http
sudo firewall-cmd --reload

Testing Apache

Confirm the installation by accessing your server’s IP address in a web browser. You should see the Apache test page.

Apache is now installed and operational on your CentOS 7 server. It’s ready to host your websites and web applications.

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