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Insert the CentOS DVD and boot your machine with the cdrom. You will get the below screen.
Select "Install CentOS 7" and Press Enter
Next Select the Language as per your preference and click on "Continue"
The Next screen completely new as compared to earlier releases of CentOS. Now you have to work on all the thumbnails you see on this screen one by one. So lets start by adjusting "Date and Time"
Next you will get the below screen where you can select your continent and click on "Done"
Next lets configure our partition using "Installation Destination"
Since you opted for manual configuration of partition the next screen will ask for the type of partition you want to create. Here you can select
- Standard Partition,
- LVM Thin Provisioning
As for now we will select "Standard Partition" and click on "Done".
Click the "+" button as shown above and create a new "Mount Point". Assign 200MB of space to the partition
Similarly create any other mount point as per your requirement.
So as you see we have created /boot, /var, /, and swap partition with ext4 filesystem. Lets click on "Done" as we are done with the partitioning.
Next lets configure the "Network and Hostname"
Turn "ON" the ethernet device connected to your machine and click on "Configure" to configure the network settings
Also change the "hostname" as per your environment
Change the Ethernet device or else you can skip that part. Next configure you IP details as per your environment i.e IPv4 or IPv6. We are using IPv4 so selected the "IPv4 Settings" and added the IP, Netmask, Gateway and DNS details in the same.. Click on "Done" to save the configuration and go a step back.
So we are done here with all the options on this screen so we can "Begin Installation"
As you see the installation has begun in the mean time you can add a password for your root user. Also you can create additional user by using the "User Creation" thumbnail.
As you see I am providing my root password below
Once the installation is finished, Reboot the machine.
Once the machine reboots, next it will prompt the below screen. Click on "License Information"
Accept the "License Agreement" and Click "Done"
Next you will return to your previous screen . Here you can create a user which will be used to login for the first time
Provide the user details and Click on "Done"
Select the "Language" you prefer
In CentOS 7 this new feature is added where you can connect to your Cloud if you have any existing account. Well we don't have to lets skip this step
Red hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Installation Guide (Screenshots)