RHEL7 installation guide for eclipse

Operating System Installation

  • Boot from RHEL 7 media
  • Select “Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0” and press enter
  • At the Welcome screen, select Continue
  • At the Installation Summary screen
    • Select Date & Time (optional, defaults to Eastern)
    • Select Software Selection
      • Select Server with GUI
      • Select Done
    • Select Installation Destination
      • Select 1st Local Standard Disk (a checkmark will appear)
      • Select “I will configure partitioning” (Other Storage Options -> Partitioning)
      • Select Done
      • Select “Click here to create them automatically”
      • Select the root filesystem
        • Change the capacity to 20GB
        • Select Modify volume group
        • Change the name to “rootvg”
        • Select Save
      • Select the swap partition
        • Change the capacity to 4GB
      • Select the “+” button to add a new mount point
        • Mount point: /esupport
        • Capacity: 10GB
        • Select Done
      • Select Accept Changes
    • Select Network and Hostname
      • Switch the interface on
      • (Optional: set the static IP address)
      • Set the hostname (e.g. eclipse-customername)
      • Select Done
    • Select Begin Installation
  • Select Root Password
    • Set the password and confirm it
    • Select Done twice
  • When the installation has completed, select Reboot
  • At the Initial Setup screen, select License Information
    • Select “I accept the license agreement”
    • Select Done
  • Select Finish Configuration
    • At the Kdump screen, select Forward
    • At the Subscription screen, select “No, I prefer to register at a later time”
    • Select Finish