Guide – How To Start – Linux 7.9 Minimal

CentOS 7.9 Minimal is a popular Linux distribution used by organizations for development and production servers. The minimal edition is much smaller, boot faster, and will require fewer security updates over time since it has fewer packages installed.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

Configuration and connection of Linux 7.9 Minimal

  1. To connect to a VM, you need the PuTTY application to connect via SSH. You can download it from the following link – Download
  2. Run PuTTY, enter the VM address in the “Host” field, and click “Open” to connect.
  1. In the opened console, you will need to enter a username and password that were specified when creating the virtual machine.
  1. Use the following command to increase privileges: > sudo su
  2. Use the following command to install the certificate: > certinstall %DNSname%
  1. By default, the azure user is already created in the Docker registry with the password azurepwd. It is important to change the password for security purposes.
  2. First, go to the desired directory: > cd /docker-registry/auth
  3. Enter the command: > htpasswd -B registry.password azureuser
  4. The line “New password”: will appear. Enter a new password (note that the password entry will not be displayed in the console) and press “Enter”. Enter the password again and press “Enter”.

At this stage, the basic server configuration has been completed.

You can add your users to the Docker registry with the command: > htpasswd /docker-registry/auth/registry.password

You can access the file with the list of users with the command: > sudo nano /docker-registry/auth/registry.password

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