How to install CentOS on Remote Server or VPS
If you want to install CentOS remotely on server on slow link even if you are able to mount the CentOS installation media as DVD iso .It takes lots of time and some time corrupted installation .
Linux is having a feature Netinstall you can use that feature and install the CentOS as version you want.
1- Download the Netinstall bootable media ISO file version you would like to install.
For demo I am going to install CentOS 5.5 32 bit
1- I went to following directory
and downloaded CentOS-5.5-i386-netinstall.iso
2- Now Mount the ISO file to your virtual drive or CDROM
3- Boot The server
on the prompt type linux text
4- Choose the language
5- Select keyboard type
6- Select Installation Method
7- Configure TCP/IP settings
8. Setup CentOS 5.5 Netinstall URL
Web site name:
CentOS directory for i386:
CentOS directory for x86_64:
Fill the Website name
Fill the Centos directory
Setup will continue as you are installing local .
For CentOS old Version