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Analogous solution for Centos 7?

Posted January 9, 2022 86 views
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I usually follow guides meant for Ubunto or Debian for my Centos 7 machine.

I’m working on cloning my physical centos 7 server and brining it into a Digital Ocean droplet. However, Centos does not allow to run the package configuration command. Is there a similar walkthrough for Centos 7? Thank you very much!

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Hello, @andersonRay

You can check our tutorial on the Initial Server Setup with CentOS 7 and the Additional Recommended Steps for New CentOS 7 Servers

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-centos-7

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/additional-recommended-steps-for-new-centos-7-servers

If your current CentOS server has additional software and configuration you can work on that on the new CentOS droplet and then migrate your data.

You can use yum to install new packages if this is required too.

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial explains the first steps you need to take after creating your CentOS 7 server, including how to login with root, change the root password, create a new user, give the new user root privileges, change the SSH port, and how to disable root login in.