How install Remi repository on Centos / RHEL 7/6

How install Remi repository on Centos / RHEL 7/6

Remi repository is one of third-party repository that have latest update of PHP on Enterprise Linux such as Red Hat, Centos, Fedora.

You can read more about Remi’s RPM repository site on https://rpms.remirepo.net

To install Remi repository on Centos, first you need to enable EPEL Repository On CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

For CentOS/RHEL 7 Only
# yum install epel-release

If command above does not work or CentOS 6 / RHEL 6 you can manually install with:

For CentOS/RHEL 7
# yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

For CentOS/RHEL 6
# yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm

Then install Remi repository with command:

For CentOS/RHEL 7
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-7.rpm

For CentOS/RHEL 6
# rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm

Check repolist with

# yum repolist

Also Read: Install and enable Remi repository on CentOS 8

Currently, remi has PHP 5.4, PHP 7.0, PHP 7.1, PHP 7.2, PHP 7.3 and , PHP 7.4. By default, Remi repository is not enabled. You need to manually enable PHP Version on Remi repo.

If you need to install specific PHP for example PHP-7.3 or PHP-7.4 you have to enable remi-php74.repo in /etc/yum.repo.d

# ls -lia /etc/yum.repos.d | grep remi

And this is sample output:

# ls -lia /etc/yum.repos.d | grep remi
8492836 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  446 Sep  6 06:31 remi-glpi91.repo
8492838 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  446 Sep  6 06:31 remi-glpi92.repo
8492839 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  446 Sep  6 06:31 remi-glpi93.repo
8492840 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  446 Sep  6 06:31 remi-glpi94.repo
8492841 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  855 Sep  6 06:31 remi-modular.repo
8492842 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  456 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php54.repo
8492843 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1314 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php70.repo
8492844 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1314 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php71.repo
8492845 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1314 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php72.repo
8492846 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1314 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php73.repo
8492847 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1314 Sep  6 06:31 remi-php74.repo
8492849 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root 2605 Sep  6 06:31 remi.repo
8492848 -rw-r--r--.  1 root root  750 Sep  6 06:31 remi-safe.repo

Edit /etc/yum.repos.d/remi-php74.repo and change enabled=0 to enabled=1

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