Install phpMyAdmin in Centos 5.3

# Prerequisite: must install RPMForge Repo prior
 
yum install httpd php php-mysql php-gd php-mbstring php-mcrypt mysql mysql-server phpmyadmin
chkconfig httpd on
chkconfig mysqld on
service httpd start
service mysqld start
—-
vim /usr/share/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php
—-
$cfg[‘blowfish_secret’] = ‘[whatever]’; /* YOU MUST FILL IN THIS FOR COOKIE AUTH! */
—-
 
—- configure port 50000 open on firewall —
vim /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
—- Add virtual website —-
Add:
Listen 50000
 
<VirtualHost *:50000>
        # Basic setup
        ServerAdmin admin@kimconnect.com
        ServerName localhost
        ServerAlias 192.168.1.80
        DocumentRoot /usr/share/phpmyadmin
    # HTML documents, with indexing.
        <Directory />
        Options +Includes
        </Directory>
</VirtualHost>
 
vim /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpmyadmin.conf
—- To allow overrides —-
AllowOverride All  //inside the brackets
Alias /phpmyadmin /usr/share/phpmyadmin
Alias /phpMyAdmin /usr/share/phpmyadmin
Alias /mysqladmin /usr/share/phpmyadmin
 
Create user root:
mysqladmin -u root password PASSWORD (mySQL ‘root’ is not the same as system root)

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