This article covers how to install the Apache webserver on CentOS 9 Stream. In fact, Apache is a popular Linux-based web server application. It is part of the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) that powers much of the internet.
How to install Apache Web Server on CentOS 8 ?
1. Update Software Repository
Open a terminal window, and update the repository package lists by entering the following:
$ sudo yum update
2. Install Apache
Now you can install Apache with the command:
$ sudo yum –y install httpd
Note: "httpd" is the name for the Apache service in CentOS. The –y option automatically answers yes to the confirmation prompt.
3. Start and Manage Apache Web Server
Apache is a service that runs in the background.
Start the Apache service by entering the following:
$ sudo systemctl start httpd
To configure Apache to run on startup:
$ sudo systemctl enable httpd
To check the status of the Apache service:
$ sudo systemctl status httpd
To reload Apache (reloads configuration files to apply changes):
$ sudo systemctl reload httpd
To restart the entire Apache service:
$ sudo systemctl restart httpd
To stop Apache:
$ sudo systemctl stop httpd
To disable Apache at system startup:
$ sudo systemctl disable httpd
In this guide, you will learn how to install Apache on CentOS 9 Stream.