Hamsa K
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How to Install PgAdmin4 in CentOS 7

Install PgAdmin4 on centos 7/RHEL7

pgAdmin is a free and open source management tool for postgresql.It can be installed in multiple OS platforms like windows,Linux,Unix etc to manage postgrsql 9.2 and above versions.

In this tutorial, we will install and configure pgadmin4 on centos 7 system.In my server i have installed postgresql 9.5 and installed pgadmin4 versions.

For reference follow our Article to Install PostgreSQL 11 on centos 7

To install postgresql 9.5,you can follow below steps.

1) yum install https://download.postgresql.org/pub/repos/yum/9.5/redhat/rhel-7.3-x86_64/pgdg-centos95-9.5-3.noarch.rpm
2) yum groupinstall "PostgreSQL Database Server 9.5 PGDG"
3) /usr/pgsql-9.5/bin/postgresql95-setup initdb
4) systemctl start postgresql-9.5

once postgresql service is started install pgadmin4 

yum install pgadmin4

start and enable httpd service if it is not installed and started previously

systemctl start httpd
systemctl enable httpd

Also Read -> How to Install Python3 on Centos 7

Configure PgAdmin 4

we need to few configuration changes before accessing pgadmin

copy pgadmin 4 sample configuration file like below.

cp /etc/httpd/conf.d/pgadmin4.conf.sample /etc/httpd/conf.d/pgadmin4.conf

Create a pgAdmin log and data directories and set their ownsership

mkdir -p /var/lib/pgadmin4/
mkdir -p /var/log/pgadmin4/
chown -R apache:apache /var/lib/pgadmin4/*
chown -R apache:apache /var/log/pgadmin4/*

Then edit below file 

vi /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pgadmin4-web/config_distro.py

Add below lines to above file

LOG_FILE = '/var/log/pgadmin4/pgadmin4.log'
SQLITE_PATH = '/var/lib/pgadmin4/pgadmin4.db'
SESSION_DB_PATH = '/var/lib/pgadmin4/sessions'
STORAGE_DIR = '/var/lib/pgadmin4/storage'

Now run below command to create user account for the pgAdmiweb interface.

python /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pgadmin4-web/setup.py

It will ask you to enter email id and password. After that restart apache service.

systemctl restart httpd

Also Read -> How to Configure RAID1 on Centos 7

Firewall and Selinux

if firewall service is running on your system, then enable apache service in firewall to access pgadmin4 from remote machines

firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=http
firewall-cmd --reload

you can disable selinux if it is enabled.

Access PgAdmin4

Now you can access pgadmin4 web interface with http://ip_address/pgadmin4

That's it. now you have successfully installed pgadmin4 on centos 7 system.

Also Read -> How to Install Webmin on Centos 7



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