Virtualmin is a domain hosting and website control panel, which gives the ability to create and manage many domains and is available in both open source and commercial versions. It is based on Webmin.

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What could reset the hostname of a server?

After upgrading some servers to Debian Linux 6.0, from time to time I find the server hostname reset to (none). How could I track what process does that and avoid this situation? I am a programmer, ...
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Virtualmin on CentOS 6.5 can't add FTP user to virtual server

I'm missing the link Add a website FTP access user in the menu Edit Users when using a Virtual Server. I checked and all modules are installed. I can't get the link... Am I missing something?
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Configuring SMTPS in Virtualmin

I'm attempting to configure SMTPS in Virtualmin and am running into a roadblock. I followed the instructions here without a problem but when I do the autoconfigure in Thunderbird it still says that ...
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Postfix mail server acting as an open relay

I'm trying to get postfix to work with mail clients (thunderbird / outlook), but the only way I can achieve it at the moment is by turning the mail server into an open relay, which is very bad, ...
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Make VirtualMin git Module SMART

I used VirtualMin's git module to setup a private git over http on one of my servers. I have other servers with git over ssh but this was my first try to setup it over http and with VirtualMin. ...
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Running virtualmin/apache/ubuntu websites slow to a crawl, seemingly at certain times

Ok so I am running Ubuntu LTS 12, using virtualmin gpl to host several small sites . Mostly everything is set to their defaults during setup , It's runing on a vps with 8gb of ram assigned to it, ...
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Long virtualmin backup causes Apache to stop responding

I've configured a scheduled backup on virtualmin to backup all my virtual servers. That backup is taking about 2hours to complete. (yes, its a long time but it is gzipping a 50Gb file, so I don't ...
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dovecot username reformatting / translation

I have usernames in the format user@domain.com and my install of dovecot under virtualmin currently expects and works with the format username.domain . Is it possible to use the settings: ...
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Virtualmin add alias trought API

Is there a way to add a new Alias trought API for an existing Virtual Server? Actually I use a simple wget to create a new Virtual Server wget -O - --quiet --http-user=user --http-passwd=password ...
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BIND DNS zone coalfired.net/IN: coalfired.net.coalfired.net/NS 'ns2.thirteen.pm.coalfired.net' has no address records (A or AAAA)

Since I updated my BIND DNS server I seem to be having problems with it. For some reason, when I try to start the server I get errors such as this appear: zone coalfired.net/IN: ...
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Does Zend Optimizer share its memory across sites?

I have a virtualmin setup on Ubuntu 12.04. I recently installed PHP 5.5.3 with phpbrew and switched three of my wordpress sites in virtualmin over to PHP 5.5.3. Each of these sites has it's own ...
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php.ini changes doesn't apply in virtualmin nginx

I can't make changes to php.ini in virtualmin-nginx for mysite.com. phpinfo() says: Loaded Configuration File /home/mysite/etc/php5/php.ini So, I edited the file /home/mysite/etc/php5/php.ini ...
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Virtualmin, mail format for usernames

I'm scripting to set up via cli commands my template settings on Webmin version 1.660. I still miss to set the format for mail usernames. System Settings -> Server Templates -> Mail for Domain -> ...
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CLI modify-user with add-mysql returning “A db login with same name already exists”

I am trying to give an existing user access to a newly created database via virtualmin via CLI. This what I am using: virtualmin modify-user --domain mydomain.com --user existingusername --add-mysql ...
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How to enable PHP APC with Virtualmin

Is it possible to enable PHP APC in Virtualmin? If yes, how? (almost no information in foruns, official documentation, web, google..) Important: (this is the reason for this question) Virtualmin, ...
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How to execute multiple SQL statements in virtualmin / mysql

Using the "Execute SQL" feature of the mysql addin for virtualmin, what is the syntax for executing multiple statements? For example if I want to do: delete from Table1; delete from Table2; I get ...
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Virtualmin default subdomain configuration

I've spent a silly amount of time going through virtualmin and webmin, trying to find, where to set this up, maybe you can help. Example: Virtualmin has 30 domains(sites) set up, all active and ...
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Properly Configuring A-Records in Virtualmin for DNS

I'm trying to configure my own DNS with Virtualmin for a domain that I registered through GoDaddy. However, after following the instructions of GoDaddy's support staff, I still can't successfully ...
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Percona 5.6 not starting automatically after server reboot on Ubuntu with Virtualmin

I've got a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 + Virtualmin. I've upgraded from the default mysql 5.5 to Percona 5.6. Everything works except for one problem: when the server reboots, Percona is not ...
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Restoring Virtualmin backup fails: “Cannot change ownership”

I'm attempting to restore my DNS settings from a virtualmin backup after reinstalling bind9. I've selected only the DNS to be restored, as per the advice in this link, regarding duplication of ...
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Virtualmin configuration disable all email send and receive

We have a server (Ubuntu 12.04) that we use mostly for development purposes. There are about 50 vHosts created in Virtualmin that I would like to completely disable the ability to send email. Under ...
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how to change database timezone on vps

I am running my domain on a vps and I have virtualmin and webmin access. In my php files, I need to record the current time by using mysql NOW() when a row is inserted. I changed the timezone from ...
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Postfix: e-mail is not received on server mailbox. Forward does work

For this server I'm running virtualmin. It comes with postfix. One of my users is complaining he's not receiving all the e-mails. To check this I let postfix forward his e-mails to another e-mail ...
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Mails marked as spam in gmail for some accounts

I have a couple of domains running on my VPS with VirtualMin. I have DKIM enabled, reverse DNS is setup and SPF records are added by Virtualmin. Now I have a main account (admin) which I can easily ...
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Can login in webamin but not via ssh [closed]

I made a few changes to sshd_config now I am unable to login via ssh but able to login in webamin on CentOS 6 based VPS. The problem is with root as well as user. I reversed the changes in ...
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Temporarily Redirect domain to another server

I have a domain pointing to an Apache2 server (Call it Server 1). I would like to be able to quickly point that domain to another server of a different IP number (Call it server 2) by adjusting ...
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Is there a Virtuamin API to change feature and plugins activation?

I tried to find the virtualmin API command to change the available features and plugins, like I can do it on the UI in System Settings > Features and Plugins. It seems there is not. Also it's the ...
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How to have multiple PHP on Webmin/Virtualmin

I've scoured the internet for 4 hours now trying to find how to get newer PHP Versions on Webmin. No luck! Ideally, how do you get PHP 5.5 on Webmin/Virtualmin? If this is not available yet the ...
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Update PHP in Webmin-Virtualmin VPS

I googled for a while and could not find any documentation regarding updating PHP to 5.3 in Webmin-Virtualmin installed VPS. My OS is Centos 5.8 My PHP version is 5.1.6. I tried via Virtualmin ...
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understand BIND9, DNS Master and Slave Zones [closed]

edit: (for clarification) I have two servers. Server 1 has a static IP, and server2 has a dynamic hostname using DDNS services. both servers are running Ubuntu 12.04 lts, and virtualmin. on server ...
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dkim-milter appears not to be signing my emails correctly in VirtualMin

I have a VPS that I had a fresh install of CentOS 6 on it and then I installed virtualmin on it and we've been great for a few months. I've been hosting a handful of domains from there and on one of ...
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VirtualMIn Failed to detect operating system on Amazon Linux AMI release 2013.03

I've just done a fresh install of Amazon Linux AMI release 2013.03 on CentOS and run VirtualMIn as follows wget http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/scripts/install.sh sudo sh install.sh but I get an ...
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Lock virtualmin access to a specific domain on linode

I have recently set up a virtual server on linode (debian 7) and would like to block access to the virtualmin install via any domain other than one specified. I can currently access virtualmin via ...
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Using extra repositories in Virtualmin

I fully set up Virtualmin and I was playing with the automic repo. I accidentally left it enabled and updated these packages: May 23 11:06:11 Updated: spamassassin-3.3.2-7.el6.art.x86_64 May 23 ...
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Power Mta Won't start

I rebooted my linux server. Now PMTA won't start here is the output using --debug Resources allow for at most 0 pipe delivery thread(s) Open file limit (ulimit -H -n) too low (4086), need at least ...
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DNS not resolving on Virtualmin

I am having problems reaching my site hosted on a virtualmin virtual server. It is the only site I have hosted on the server right now (I am just learning my way around virtualmin and VPSs in general) ...
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Changing the Virtualmin, Webmin and Usermin default ports

I am attempting to change the default ports for Virtualmin, Webmin and Usermin on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. After doing the below, I am only able to access the Usermin console. Opened port 9988 on ...
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Virtualmin and ProFTPd - cannot connect/browse FTP

I am using Virtualmin 3.99 with Pro FTP 1.33 on Centos 6.4. I have added a virtual server but cannot connect to the home directory via FTP. I have checked the user setup and it is set for FTP and SSH ...
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How to detect and prevent postfix from dishing out spam email from compromised mail account

We host email and websites for numerous customers on a dedicated server running CentOS and configured through Virtualmin. Email is handled through Postfix. Over the weekend we noticed that a clients ...
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enormously use of /var folder in ubuntu server

Hi I have a Ubuntu server running Virtualmin and it's a dedicated web server. But the problem is with the /var directory which is on a separate partition of 7 GB and is now full. But when I run the ...
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Newly added user cannot connect to FTP

After installing Proftpd (during the installation of Virtualmin) on Ubuntu 12.04, I added a new user using useradd newUsername. Problem: Users created before the installation of proftpd were able to ...
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Webmin ssl misconfiguration

I've done something wrong in my webmin/ssl configuration. All the websites are trying to load the same certificate when accessing with "https://". There is a virtual server with its own certificate ...
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Apache using 100% CPU - multiple processes

I've just bought a VPS from Hosting24 (VPSx1). It has 1GB RAM and a 1Ghz core dedicated to the account. I've setup my sites, but every time I load the site, Apache seems to be using 100% of the CPU ...
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Correctly setting up FQDN on my server and with my registrar

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that I have using to learn more about server and network administration. I'm trying to set up Virtualmin and in order to do so I need to set up a FQDN. I currently own ...
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CentOS Dovecot Permission Denied

I have a dovecot mail server setup with Virtualmin, and for some reason, out of the blue, yesterday, the mail server stopped working. I found that in the /var/log/maillog file, I have the following ...
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phpmyadmin not working in webmin

I had installed phpmyadmin in my Redhat Linux server machine (64bit). After installation when I tried to access the same with the URL domain.com/phpmyadmin, it is showing an error: The requested URL ...
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Second mail server for my domain [closed]

I have to setup a mail server because my hosting account don't allow me to send over 250 mail/hour. I have a HP microserver at home and I want to use it to send the mails. I configured Virtualmin on ...
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how to add links to view nginx error logs from within virtualmin?

i was wondering this, then found someone else wondering it too (at that stage with no reply) https://www.virtualmin.com/node/24417 when you switch from apache to nginx you dont get the same option ...
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Failed to save mailbox : Failed to open PID file

I am using Virtualmin, My email are not working fine server not receive any emails and all bounced email trap in email queue. When I Try to "Login to Usermin" it show following error. Failed to save ...
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nginx url index.php/page/Gallery.html returns 404

sorry if this is a repeat, please just link me if so. this is my first time setting up nginx. (its under virtualmin and debian) it serves php fine, such as index.php but the url ...