Assuming that you have already created your AWS account and launched your EC2 instance using the console, following command will help you to configure/install PHP and MYSQL on the environment.
Launch terminal/control panel/ putty.
CD to the folder where *.pem file is located.
Use following command to launch your AWS server.
ssh -i “*.pem” email@example.com
As soon as you in the AWS terminal “sudo” command needs to be used.
You may need to run following command to update few more packages:
sudo yum update
PHP Installation command:
sudo yum install php-mysql php php-xml php-mcrypt php-mbstring php-cli mysql httpd
MYSQL Installation command:
sudo yum install mysql-server
MYSQL Database start command:
sudo /etc/init.d/mysqld start
MYSQL root password setup:
mysqladmin -u root password ‘[PASSWORD]’
Login to MYSQL as root user:
mysql -u root -p
Httpd.conf is located at:
Usually your home page in Apache is located at /var/www/html but if you want to change the location, then edit the httpd.conf file to indicate the revised location.
Make sure you are not creating your files in the /home/ec2-user folder (based on my experience browser doesn’t look at it).