SugarCRM Installation

Sugar is a great customer relationship management software that allows work flows and structure between Leads, Contacts, Opportunities and Accounts.

Here is how you install it on CentOS. (This assumes you have a base install of CentOS installed)
1. Add epel and remi repositories to install updated mysql and php. Instructions here: http://bluhaloit.wordpress.com/2008/03/13/installing-php-52x-on-redhat-es5-centos-5-etc/
2. nano /etc/yum.repos.d/remi.repo
3. Under [remi] change: “enabled=0” to “enabled=1
4. Save and Close
5. yum install httpd mysql-server mysql php php-imap php-mbstring php-mysql php-mcrypt
(Do NOT install mysql or php before updating the repository, you will have to uninstall it again.)
6. nano /etc/php.ini
7. Change “upload_max_filesize = 2M” to “upload_max_filesize = 10M”
8. Save and Close
9. service httpd start && service mysqld start
10. mysqladmin -u root password NEWPASSWORD
11. Download: http://www.sugarcrm.com/crm/download/sugar-suite.html
12. mv SugarCE-5.5.x.zip /var/www/html/
13. unzip SugarCE-5.5.x.zip
14. mv SugarCE-5.5.x sugarcrm
15. chown apache:apache sugarcrm -R
16. Open up a browser window and point to http://IPADDRESSOFSERVER/sugarcrm
17. Follow Prompts

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