Install Roxen web server on centos

Roxen CMS is a powerful and versatile Content Management System for production, distribution, deployment and maintenance of internal and external web sites. It is a user-friendly product that greatly simplifies web publishing and administration tasks for the whole organization.

As a platform-independent product, Roxen CMS excels in its flexibility, extensibility and adherence to open standards such as XML and XSLT. It also provides full integration capabilities with a wide variety of data sources.

Roxen WebServer is a full-featured open-source web server distributed under the GPL license. It runs on a number of different operating systems including Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X.

Some of the strong points of this server is:

  • Open source code.
  • A web-based interface for easy configuration and administration.
  • The highly regarded Roxen graphics support which can be used for dynamic generation of e.g. headers, images and charts.
  • Integrated MySQL database.
  • Server-side programming via RXML, Java, Perl, PHP, CGI scripts and more.
  • Strong encryption.
  • Modular architecture where server extensions can be loaded without shutting down the server process.
  • Platform-independent architecture makes custom modules portable with no extra effort.

Lets  show you how to  install roxen on  centos 5.5

First we need to download  roxen soft  from roxen website, then under root run the commands as described in the screenshots bellow:

Screenshot 1– Roxen  will be installed under   /usr/local/  directory



Screenshot 2– This will  install  and  start  mysql  database  server


Screenshot 3– Asking  for  some  question about   mysql database  name and  mysql user


Screenshot 4– Will  ask you  for  administrator  user  and  password

Now  open  you  admin page  on generated  port,  in my  case  is  13769 and start buildings  websites.

Open your favorite browser and type :



Now  create  a  website

Create a default port  and  directory for  the  website

The  port  of  the  website  created is  8080

View  the webcreated

check  the  websites  and  ports

add new   modules  to  the  website

{loadposition user9}

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