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Installing LAMP server on DEBIAN 9

To install a LAMP server on Debian 9 follow these steps:

Startup your debian distro and login as root. First we are going to install de MYSQL or MaridaDB.

  • apt install mariadb-client mariadb-server
  • mysql -u root -p
  • CREATE USER 'username'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'userpassword';
  • GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON newdb.* to 'username'@'localhost';

Quit the DB and your done installing MySql.

Next we are going to install PHP and APACHE.

  • apt install php7.0 php7.0-mysql
  • apt install apache2 libapache2-mod-php7.0
  • apt install phpmyadmin

To test your server by making a file called index.php in /var/www/html/ with the following content

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

go to your browser and test the server by enter it's ip-address or if you are on a local machine with localhost. It should display the PHP Version information. If not check all the steps to make sure your PHP installation went through.

Now make you installation secure.

  • mysql_secure_installation

Follow the instructions on the screen and set what you need to have.

You now have a working LAMP server on Debian 9.


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install_lamp_server.txt · Last modified: 2018/12/07 16:31 by admin