Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Boot the system with RHEL 6.0 DVD.At the boot prompt, hit enter to begin installation:

Skip the media testing process:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Click Next:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Select your preferred Language and hit Enter:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Select your keyboard layout:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Select Basic storage Devices.If you install this in SAN environment select Specialized Storage Devices and hit Enter:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

A warning message will appear that refers the existing data’s in the hdd will be deleted.Make sure the hdd doesn’t has any important data’s and hit Yes:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Enter the hostname for your server:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Enter the IP address for your server by clicking the “configure Network”, Select your Network interface and enter the IP, Subnet details and Apply the changes .:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Select your Time Zone and click Next:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Enter the Root Password and click Next:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Select the Mode of Partition and click Next:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

The partition changes will be applied now:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Now select the type of install for this server depends upon the role of the server such as Desktop, Basic Server, Web server, Database server or whatever you need for your current environment.Here let us install the Minimal Server.You can customize the server here or you can do it later:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Now the installation will begin.It will take a while depends upon your hardware configuration:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

At the end of installation, hit Reboot and you will get the login screen as shown below:

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Thats it.Configure the server as per your needs for your environment.

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