CentOS 7

Operating system description

CentOS is a version of Linux equivalent to the Red Hat Enterprise system, but completely free and open, maintained mainly by a community of users.

If you need commercial support you should consider Red Hat, Suse or Oracle operating systems.

Create virtual machine for CentOS 7

To install CentOS 7, you must install a new virtual machine, please go to the section Creating a virtual machine and follow the procedure.

Install CentOS 7

Once you have created the virtual machine, Install Operating System window appears, here choose the option
Stand alone Operating System > Centos 7

Click on the Install button. The installation process begins.

At the end of the process use the CHANGE ROOT PASSWORD tool.

To change the server time zone to ENTER on the Select Timezone option and select the correct area by the numbers.
Then select the option Quit <TAB>.

CentOS post-installation

  • When the base operating system is installed, you are ready to configure software, resources, storage, etc.
  • The installation system automatically configures the first hard disk partitions and all network cards and their corresponding IP addresses, so there is no need to perform any additional configuration at this level.

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