How to Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS.
PhpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool for the administration of MySQL and MariaDB. As a portable web application written in PHP, it has become one of the most popular administration tool for MySQL. In this tutorial, we will learn the steps involved in the installation of phpMyAdmin on CentOS
- CentOS 7
- Login as root on the terminal
- Latest version of PHP
Installation includes following steps.
1. Download and Extract the Compressed File
In order to Access phpMyAdmin, we have to download its latest version by clicking the link https://files.phpmyadmin.net/phpMyAdmin/4.7.7/phpMyAdmin-4.7.7-all-languages.tar.gz this is a compressed file in tar.gz format which needs to be extracted. Execute the following command for ths purpose.
2. Start the PHP development server
Change the current working directory to phpMyAdmin-4.7.7-all-languages by typing cd phpMyAdmin-4.7.7-all-languages and then execute the followng command to start the PHP development server listening on port 8081.
3. Access on browser
We can access phpMyAdmin by typing localhost:8081 in the browser’s search bar. The browser shows the appearance like following.
Enter the Database username and password. Press Enter to continue. This will log into an interface known as phpMyAdmin where we can execute our SQL queries.
Hence, we have installed and get started with phpMyAdmin on CentOS.