CentOS 5 Standard
This is a small CentOS system including standard packages. This can be used to install whatever you want via the CentOS package management (yum).
For more details see: www.centos.org
Recommended settings for
There are no recommended settings as this depends on what you install.
Start the VM and open a VNC console and install the latest security updates.
You will also need to set your timezone. This may be done by running the following code, replacing the timezone file (/usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles here) with the one appropriate for your location:
ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime
Installing CentOS v5.3
CentOS v5.3 (both 32 bit and 64 bit) templates among others are now available at the OpenVZ download site for precreated templates.
The 32-bit CentOS v5.3 standard template download link is:- http://download.openvz.org/template/precreated/centos-5-x86.tar.gz