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1 Requirements

To install such a system you will need the following:

•Download the two CentOS 6.4 DVDs from a mirror next to you (the list of mirrors can be found here:

•a fast Internet connection

2 Preliminary Note

In this tutorial I use the hostname with the IP address and the gateway These settings might differ for you, so you have to replace them where appropriate.

3 Install The Base System

Boot from your first CentOS 6.4 DVD (DVD 1). Select Install or upgrade an existing system:

It can take a long time to test the installation media so we skip this test here:

The welcome screen of the CentOS installer appears. Click on Next:

Choose your language next:

Select your keyboard layout:

I assume that you use a locally attached hard drive, so you should select Basic Storage Devices here:

You might see the following warning - Error processing drive. If you see this click on the Re-initialize all button to proceed:

Fill in the hostname of the server (e.g., then click on the Configure Network button:

Go to the Wired tab, select the network interface (probably eth0) and click on Edit…:

Mark the Connect automatically checkbox and go to the IPv4 Settings tab and select Manual in the Method drop-down menu. Fill in one, two, or three nameservers (separated by comma) in the DNS servers field (e.g.,, then click on the Add button next to the Addresses area:

Now give your network card a static IP address and netmask (in this tutorial I'm using the IP address and netmask for demonstration purposes; if you are not sure about the right values, might help you). Also fill in your gateway (e.g. and click on the Apply… button:

The network configuration is now finished. Click on the Next button:

instalare_centos_6.4.txt · Last modified: 2013/11/13 00:30 (external edit)