Hamsa K
3 min read | 1 year ago

Install PhpMyAdmin on centos 7

how to install phpmyadmin on centos 7

PhpMyAdmin is a web-based interface for managing Mysql / MariaDB databases that is used as a replacement for command-line utilities.

phpMyAdmin allows users to create, modify, rename and delete databases, tables or fields, execute SQL commands through the browser.

Before installing phpmyadmin you must have working LAMP installed on your system.

If you don't have, follow below article to setup LAMP.

Install LAMP Stack

step 1: install epel and remi repositories

# yum install epel-release
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-7.rpm 

step2: installing phpmyadmin webinterface

# yum --enablerepo=remi install phpmyadmin

step 3: configuring phpmyadmin for Apache

configuration file is located under /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf, make sure the Require all granted directive For Apache 2.4.

[root@lampblogs ~]# vim /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf

step 4: Restart Apache service

# systemctl restart httpd

If you are using nginx as web server then create soft link from phpmyadmin install folder to nginx default document root folder as below

# ln -s /usr/share/phpMyAdmin /usr/share/nginx/html

Now restart nginx and php-fpm services

# systemctl restart nginx
# systemctl restart php-fpm

step 5: Access phpmyadmin in browser

Finally, we can open phpMyAdmin utility by entering in your server’s IP address in a browser’s address bar anf followed by /phpmyadmin string.  






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