How to Install Httpd on CentOS 6.2

Apache httpd is one of the most popular web servers and has a lot of features that make it very extensible and useful for many different types of websites.This steps has been tested on CentOS 6.2. Assume that you have installed minimal installation type CentOS 6.2 and has setup your own local yum repository. You can use internet CentOS yum repository instead if you have direct internet connection to your server.

How to Setup Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on CentOS 6.2

[root@centos6 ~]# yum install httpd
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Determining fastest mirrors
CentOS6.2-Repository                                                        | 1.3 kB     00:00 ...
CentOS6.2-Repository/primary                                                | 1.2 MB     00:00 ...
CentOS6.2-Repository                                                                     3042/3042
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package httpd.i686 0:2.2.15-15.el6.centos will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: httpd-tools = 2.2.15-15.el6.centos for package: httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686
--> Processing Dependency: for package: httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686
--> Processing Dependency: for package: httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686
--> Processing Dependency: apr-util-ldap for package: httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686
--> Processing Dependency: /etc/mime.types for package: httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686
--> Running transaction check
---> Package apr.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_1.2 will be installed
---> Package apr-util.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_0.1 will be installed
---> Package apr-util-ldap.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_0.1 will be installed
---> Package httpd-tools.i686 0:2.2.15-15.el6.centos will be installed
---> Package mailcap.noarch 0:2.1.31-2.el6 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package              Arch          Version                      Repository                   Size
 httpd                i686          2.2.15-15.el6.centos         CentOS6.2-Repository        818 k
Installing for dependencies:
 apr                  i686          1.3.9-3.el6_1.2              CentOS6.2-Repository        129 k
 apr-util             i686          1.3.9-3.el6_0.1              CentOS6.2-Repository         89 k
 apr-util-ldap        i686          1.3.9-3.el6_0.1              CentOS6.2-Repository         15 k
 httpd-tools          i686          2.2.15-15.el6.centos         CentOS6.2-Repository         70 k
 mailcap              noarch        2.1.31-2.el6                 CentOS6.2-Repository         27 k

Transaction Summary
Install       6 Package(s)

Total download size: 1.1 M
Installed size: 3.4 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Total                                                              3.8 MB/s | 1.1 MB     00:00
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
  Installing : mailcap-2.1.31-2.el6.noarch                                                     1/6
  Installing : apr-1.3.9-3.el6_1.2.i686                                                        2/6
  Installing : apr-util-1.3.9-3.el6_0.1.i686                                                   3/6
  Installing : httpd-tools-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686                                           4/6
  Installing : apr-util-ldap-1.3.9-3.el6_0.1.i686                                              5/6
  Installing : httpd-2.2.15-15.el6.centos.i686                                                 6/6

  httpd.i686 0:2.2.15-15.el6.centos

Dependency Installed:
  apr.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_1.2                     apr-util.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_0.1
  apr-util-ldap.i686 0:1.3.9-3.el6_0.1           httpd-tools.i686 0:2.2.15-15.el6.centos
  mailcap.noarch 0:2.1.31-2.el6