Install Adminer on AlmaLinux 9

In this guide, you will learn to Install Adminer with LAMP Stack (Apache, MariaDB, PHP) on AlmaLinux 9. Adminer is a GUI database management tool. The amazing feature of this tool is that supports all the databases such as PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, etc.

Steps To Install Adminer on AlmaLinux 9

To complete this guide, you must have access to your server as a non-root user with sudo privileges. To do this, you can follow this guide on Initial Server Setup with AlmaLinux 9.

Because we want to install Adminer with LAMP Stack, you need to have it on your server. For this purpose, you can follow this guide on Install LAMP Stack on AlmaLinux 9.

Also, you need a domain name that is pointed to your server’s IP address.

When you are done, follow the steps below to complete your Adminer installation on AlmaLinux 9.

Step 1 – Set Adminer Root Database Password

At this point, you need to log in to your MariaDB shell and set a root database password for your Adminer. Log in to your MariaDB shell with the command below:

sudo mysql -u root -p

Then, set the password for the root user with the command below:

MariaDB [(none)]> SET PASSWORD FOR 'root'@'localhost' = PASSWORD("password");

Next, flush the privileges and exit from the MariaDB shell by using the following commands:

MariaDB [(none)]> exit;

Step 2 – Install Adminer on AlmaLinux 9

At this point, you need to visit the GitHub release page for Adminer and get the latest package.

First, create a directory for Adminer under the /var/www/html directory with the command below:

mkdir /var/www/html/adminer

Then, switch to your Adminer directory and use the following command to download the latest Adminer package on AlmaLinux 9, we downloaded the file as index.php:

# cd /var/www/html/adminer
# sudo wget -O index.php

When your download is completed, set the correct permission and ownership for the file with the commands below:

# sudo chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/adminer/
# sudo chmod -R 775 /var/www/html/adminer/

Step 3 – Configure Apache for Adminer

At this point, you need to create an Apache virtual host file for Adminer on AlmaLinux 9. To do this, you can use the following command:

sudo vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/adminer.conf

Add the following content to the file:

<VirtualHost *:80>
     ServerAdmin [email protected]
     DocumentRoot /var/www/html/adminer/
     DirectoryIndex index.php
     ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/adminer-error.log
     CustomLog /var/log/httpd/adminer-access.log combined


When you are done, save and close the file.

Finally, restart Apache to apply the changes:

sudo systemctl restart httpd

Step 4 – How To Access Adminer Dashboard?

At this point, you can access your Adminer web interface by typing your domain name or IP address in your web browser followed by index.php:


You will see the Adminer Login screen. You should enter the root as the username and the password that you have configured for the Adminer on AlmaLinux 9.

Adminer Login Screen

After login, you will have the Dashboard to access all the available databases.

Adminer Web interface

From there, you can delete or create a database, etc.


Adminer is a GUI database management tool that is simple, easy to navigate, understandable, and not confusing. You have learned to Install the Latest Adminer on AlmaLinux 9 and access your Adminer Web GUI.

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