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How to Install Apache Web Server and PHP on CentOS VPS

How to Install the Apache Web Server and PHP on CentOS VPS
This guide will explain the basics on installing an Apache web server with PHP5 on your VPS.

First, login to your BeastNode VPS and run the following commands:

yum install httpd
(confirm any prompts)
yum install php php-mysql
(confirm any prompts)

Now start up the Apache/HTTPD server:
service httpd restart


If there weren't any errors, you should now be able to access your web server using the IP address of your VPS. You should see a test page confirming that the installation worked.

You can find the default root directory (where your website files are stored) in the following folder:
/var/www/html

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