In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure OpenResty on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
OpenResty is a high-performance web platform based on Nginx and Lua. It integrates a large number of sophisticated Lua libraries, third-party modules, and most of its dependencies. It is used to conveniently build dynamic Web applications, Web services, and dynamic gateways that can handle ultra-high concurrency and high scalability.
Install OpenResty on CentOS 8
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your CentOS server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo dnf update sudo dnf upgrade
Step 2. Install OpenResty on the CentOS system.
Now add the OpenResty repository to your CentOS 8:
wget https://openresty.org/package/centos/openresty.repo sudo mv openresty.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/
Next, install the OpenResty package using the following command:
sudo dnf check-update sudo dnf install openresty
If you want to install the
resty command-line utility, then install the
openresty-resty a package like below:
sudo dnf install openresty-resty
Check the OpenResty version using the following command:
We can manage the default OpenResty server like this:
sudo systemctl enable openresty sudo systemctl start openresty sudo systemctl status openresty
That’s all you need to do to install OpenResty on CentOS 8. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Install OpenResty, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.