Install LCMP in Centos/Fedora/Redhat

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, SSI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, Virtual hosts, Authentication, on the fly encoding, Load Balancing, Apache compatible log files, Data Base Balancing, Reverse HTTP Proxy, Traffic Shaper, Video Streaming and much more.

A user friendly interface called cherokee-admin is provided for a no-hassle configuration of the server. Check out the benchmarks and documentation to learn more, and give it a try to squeeze your hardware to the fullest!

In this tutorial we will show you how to install LCMP: L=Linux ,  C=Cherokee  (web server) ,M=mysql , P=php , install : Cherokee  Web server in CentOS/Fedora/Redhat.

I – Install cherokee

to install and  start  Cherokee   in Fedora/centos  or  Fedora  based  distro ,under  root terminal  type :

 #yum install cherokee
#chkconfig  cherokee  on
#/etc/init.d/cherokee start 

open browser  and type:   http//:ip or  http://localhost


How  to access  The  cherokee   admin panel :

under  terminal and root:

# cherokee-admin  -b

User:              admin
One-time Password: FEPeJXBMj4sygJ3e

Web Interface:
URL:               http://localhost:9090/

Cherokee Web Server 0.99.17 (Jun 14 2009): Listening on port ALL:9090, TLS
disabled, IPv6 disabled, using epoll, 1024 fds system limit, max. 505
connections, caching I/O, single thread

Open your  browser   on port   9090 with username: admin and password  FEPeJXBMj4sygJ3e

the  WWW root  directory  is   /var/www/cherokee.

2- Install MySQL

Now  we  have  to  install   Mysql  :

#yum install mysql mysql-devel mysql-server

now  start   mysqld  and  chek  that its  runing   and  make  it  starting  with  the  boot

#chkconfig --levels 235 mysqld on
 #/etc/init.d/mysqld start

check that  deamon is  listening :

# netstat -tap | grep mysql
tcp        0      0 *:mysql                     *:*                         LISTEN      1603/mysqld


fine .  Now  create  mysqladmin password   with :

#mysqladmin -u root password yourrootsqlpassword
#mysqladmin -h  yourserver-host -u root password yourrootsqlpassword

Now we   have  to install   Php  and  should  be  working    with  cherokee pages through FastCGI.

3- Installation of PHP :

#yum install  php yum install php-cli  php-devel

edit   /etc/php.ini

vi /etc/php.ini

and add this line

cgi.fix_pathinfo = 1


Now restart  the  webserver  with  :

#/etc/init.d/cherokee restart


Back to   your  Control panel cherokee and  under Virtual server> wizard  >Misc and  add php , now  under  Bahavior  check that  every thing in ON.

save  change  and  stop the  admin control panel  with CTRL+C

Now  how  to check if  php is  working

vi  /var/www/cherokee/check.php

and  add


save  and  exit

restart   your  web server   with

 /etc/init.d/cherokee restart  

and  check  the  phppage  with.



4- Install  phpmyadmin :

phpMyAdmin is an open source tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web. It can perform various tasks such as creating, modifying or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows; executing SQL statements; or managing users and permissions.

navigate  to phpmyadmin

download  the  file   to  /var/www/cherokee

extract   the file :

tar  -zxvf    phpMyAdmin-3.2.2-all-languages.tar.gz
mv  phpMyAdmin-3.2.2-all-languages  phpmyadmin
cd  phpmyadmin

you  should  edit  the  for  your  web security

now  start the  browser


Create  databases :

ENJOY . For any  question we  are  ready to  support  your  in our  forum


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