Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7)

Installation of RHEL7 with Screenshots.

Hi Geeks,This article will guide you step by step in installation of RHEL 7 ( Enterprise 7 ) .Red Hat announced general availability of on June 10, 2014 .Red Hat says that RHEL 7 “lays the foundation for the open hybrid cloud and serves enterprise workloads across converged infrastructure.”

The Enterprise Linux 7 is available on the following architectures:

64-bit AMD

64-bit Intel


IBM System

only supports 64 bit architechtures hardware. Enterprise Linux 7 is able to run 32-bit operating systems,including previous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as virtual machines.  You can download from RHEL7 DVD/ISO download center from On these installation i use graphical installer, their are  text-based installer and unattended installer ( Kick-start automated installation ) also available  .So let’s begin installation…

  1. Select install Enterprise Linux 7.0 on GRUB menu.




  1. Choose your language preference,Which would you like to use during the installation process.





  1. Now in step third RHEL7 gives us an options to set location,Date and Time , In the software section , i have choosen Server with gui option for graphical interface and at last in the System section there is an installation destination,you can choose to customize your partition scheme.



  1. In choosing  the partitioning section rhel 7  , select the device where you want to and  I have choosen option “i will configure partioning”  after the selection of your choice ,click on the left hand top their is “Done” menu button . After  clicking on the “Done”menu button  you will find another screen where you can create partitions as per your choice.




  1. You can use the “+” icon to create partition. You just need to specify the mount point and the size in mb or GB as desired. The best thing in RHEL7 is that when you bring your mouse over the text box, it will show you how and what values need to be supplied.



  1.  I have only create / , boot and basic partion.



  1. Now Installation Destination option looking  without notice sign. 


  1. After click on left hand top “Done” button . RHEL7 gives the opportunity to set root password and user creation . Set the password and create a user for RHEL 7 .14

9. Below is screencast for reset password



About Sachin Gupta

I am a professional freelance contributor and founder of tech transit. Love to write and lover of education, culture, and community. I have been using it, setting, supporting, and maintaining it since 2009.Linux rocks!

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