Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots


Step by step Guide to install RHEL 8 Beta with screenshots. How to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta with images.

In this article I will share step by step guide to install RHEL 8 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8) with screenshots. At the time of writing this article the stable RHEL 8 build was not out for public access so I have used RHEL 8 beta. RHEL 8 beta is available for public access and you do not need any RHEL support contract to download RHEL 8 ISO image.

 

Step by Step Guide to install RHEL 8 Beta with screenshots

We are using Oracle VirtualBox installed on my Linux Server for the demonstration of the steps from this article to install RHEL 8 Linux. I have already downloaded the media and booting my vm with the RHEL 8 DVD ISO. Next follow the screenshots

Step by Step Installation Guide for RHEL 8 Beta with screenshots

 

Select your preferred "Language" and "Keyboard Layout"

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Change the Time and Date (Timezone)

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

I have selected "Asia/Kolkata" timezone

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Next select the Software to be installed. By default "Minimal Install" is selected.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

I have selected "Custom Operating System" with some additional Add On and lastly Click on Done.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

By default "Automatic Partitioning" is selected as "Installation Destination". For this article we will create a "custom layout"

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

We will create a basic setup with one boot partition, one swap and one root partition. Here the boot partition  will be standard partition while root and swap will be LVM partition.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Our boot partition will have 512MB

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Next will create a swap partition.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Finally will create a root partition.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Accept the final changes.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Configure your "Network and Hostname".

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Select your interface and configure IPv4 address.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Next configure the "System Purpose". This is an optional step.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

Finally start the installation and set the root user password.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Once the installation is done, reboot the host.

Step-by-Step: RHEL/CentOS 8 installation with screenshots

 

Lastly I hope the steps from the article to install RHEL 8 Beta Linux was helpful. So, let me know your suggestions and feedback using the comment section.

 

 

 

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