Optionally modify the XML configuration file to point to the local repository:

# vi /var/lib/ambari-server/resources/stacks/HDPLocal/2.0.6/repos/repoinfo.xml 

Configure the Ambari server with the default options

# ambari-server setup -s
Using python  /usr/bin/python2.6
Initializing...
Setup ambari-server
Checking SELinux...
SELinux status is 'enabled'
SELinux mode is 'permissive'
WARNING: SELinux is set to 'permissive' mode and temporarily disabled.
OK to continue [y/n] (y)? 
Customize user account for ambari-server daemon [y/n] (n)? 
Adjusting ambari-server permissions and ownership...
Checking iptables...
Checking JDK...
To download the Oracle JDK you must accept the license terms found at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/terms/license/index.html and not accepting will cancel the Ambari Server setup.
Do you accept the Oracle Binary Code License Agreement [y/n] (y)? 
Downloading JDK from http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/ARTIFACTS/jdk-6u31-linux-x64.bin to /var/lib/ambari-server/resources/jdk-6u31-linux-x64.bin
JDK distribution size is 85581913 bytes
jdk-6u31-linux-x64.bin... 100% (81.6 MB of 81.6 MB)
Successfully downloaded JDK distribution to /var/lib/ambari-server/resources/jdk-6u31-linux-x64.bin
Installing JDK to /usr/jdk64
Successfully installed JDK to /usr/jdk64/jdk1.6.0_31
Downloading JCE Policy archive from http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/ARTIFACTS/jce_policy-6.zip to /var/lib/ambari-server/resources/jce_policy-6.zip
Successfully downloaded JCE Policy archive to /var/lib/ambari-server/resources/jce_policy-6.zip
Completing setup...
Configuring database...
Enter advanced database configuration [y/n] (n)? 
Default properties detected. Using built-in database.
Checking PostgreSQL...
Running initdb: This may take upto a minute.
About to start PostgreSQL
Configuring local database...
Connecting to the database. Attempt 1...

Configuring PostgreSQL...
Restarting PostgreSQL
Ambari Server 'setup' completed successfully.

As the root user, start the Ambari Server from the command line interface.

# ambari-server start
Using python  /usr/bin/python2.6
Starting ambari-server
Ambari Server running with 'root' privileges.
Server PID at: /var/run/ambari-server/ambari-server.pid
Server out at: /var/log/ambari-server/ambari-server.out
Server log at: /var/log/ambari-server/ambari-server.log
Ambari Server 'start' completed successfully.