Here is a full guide on how to install phpIPAM on CentOS 7. This should work on all RHEL based distributuons. For this guide I used competely fresh install of CentOS 7, we will do step by step guide for all applications neede for phpIPAM to run.
I used the following assumptions:
No software is installed on server (Apache, MySQL, php)
Database and apache server will run on same machine
phpipam will run in server root directory (will be accessible via http://ip_address/), no vhosts
To simplify API calls etc. I created a separate GitHub repository to have a collection of phpipam API clients for different languages etc. If you created a client and want to share it head over to https://github.com/phpipam/phpipam-api-clients and share yours !
Dear all, I am happy to announce new release of phpipam IP address management – version 1.2.
For this release backend code was completely rewritten, for database connections now pdo has replaced mysqli. It also fixes lots of bugs, parametized SQL queries and brings lots of new features. ... Read more
Many issues reported with scanning subnets and updating host statuses are related to SElinux being enabled. So far the solution was to completely disable SElinux, but this was more workaround than anything else. Robert was kind enough to share SElinux policy that should be used with phpipam if SElinux is enabled on your server.
Basically it permits the opening of raw IP sockets for non-root users, that are required for executing ping command.
1) Create the file http_ping.tt and add the following to it: ... Read more
phpipam has support for creating custom fields to be used in address, subnets, vlans, devices and users tables. This is useful when you need to add some custom data to your tables. You can set your custom fields under Administration > Custom fields.
It supports following types of data and it representations: ... Read more
Having large amount of subnets (and other tables) on unoptimised MySQL database server can significantly increase page loads. To see which parameters need to be change I usually use mysqltuner perl script, which connects to database, analyses data and proposes which parameters need to be changed that are not optimally set based on current load. ... Read more