This document provides step-by-step instructions for installing CentOS or Red Hat Linux for a ReliaTel remote DAP or a ReliaTel application server, including the required packages/rpms. CentOS will be used in the steps below; however, the process is very similar for Red Hat.
Choose CentOS/Red Hat 6.3 64-bit (x86_64) OS for the Installation.
Boot from the CentOS/ Red Hat 6.3 DVD/ISO image.
Select the Install option “Install or upgrade an existing system”.
Skip media test (or select media test if you want to test installation
Review and modify partitioning layout. You will need to create 3 partitions: / , swap, and /export/home. Select Standard Partition for each partition.
Configurations will vary depending on the size and amount of hard drives available in the system. Initially, you should have a blank hard drive.
To create a new partition, click “create”, select the mount point, specify the size and choose whether it should be forced to be a primary partition or not. Following is an example for the / (root) partition:
Use the following settings to create the three partitions:
From the server’s command line, as the ‘root’ user, run the following command from the same directory where the text file above was uploaded:
yum -y install $(cat rpm-list.txt)
This will install all RPMs in the attached document. This installation may take a few minutes to complete. Verify that there are no errors at the end of the installation.
Stop and disable firewall from automatically starting after reboot. Run the following commands:
chkconfig iptables off
Disable SELinux. Edit the file “/etc/sysconfig/selinux”. Change the value of the parameter “SELINUX” to “disabled”:
# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
# enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
# permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
# disabled - No SELinux policy is loaded.
SELINUX=disabled # SELINUXTYPE= can take one of these two values:
# targeted - Targeted processes are protected,
# mls - Multi Level Security protection.
Edit the file “/etc/hosts”. Enter the server’s IP address and hostname. For example: