12 April 2022

Install MariaDB on CentOS 7

Add the MariaDB repository to your machine

sudo cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/MariaDB.repo
[mariadb]
name = MariaDB
baseurl = http://yum.mariadb.org/10.6/centos7-amd64
gpgkey=https://yum.mariadb.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-MariaDB
gpgcheck=1
EOF

Clean the yum cache

sudo yum makecache fast

Install MariaDB 10.6

sudo yum -y install MariaDB-server MariaDB-client

Start and enable MariaDB service:

sudo systemctl start mariadb
sudo systemctl enable mariadb

Secure or instance of Maria DB by running the ‘mariadb_secure_installation‘ command.

sudo mariadb-secure-installation
mariadb secure installation script

Enter your root credentials when prompted. For the next two prompts, if you have your root account protected correctly, it will tell you so and you can follow the recommendation to enter ‘n’ for them.

more mariadb secure installation script

For the next four prompts, enter ‘Y’ for them.

last of the mariadb secure installation script

Check your MariaDB and what version it is running this command below or login into the database and check as shown in the image below.

sudo mysql -V
Checking MariaDB version

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Posted April 12, 2022 by IT.PWWF in category "CentOS", "Linux", "Software

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