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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Usermin, Webmin and Virtualmin - What are the Differences?

I just bought a new VPS and I basically need to set up a LAMP(HP) stack, I'm considering between CentOS or Ubuntu as my operating system but I also need a hosting control panel to ease the system ...
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How can I prevent Virtualmin from storing passwords in cleartext?

I am really surprised at this behavior. In Virtualmin, I can see the password for any SSH user by clicking the "(Show..)" link next to the "Password ( ) Leave unchanged" option in a variety of ...
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Apache will not start after IP change

I'm running CentOS 5.8 and I had to change my server's IP address. Afterwards, I'm unable start Apache. I am also running virtualmin. The error I'm receiving is: Failed to start service Starting ...
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How secure is Virtualmin?

How secure is Virtualmin? How does it compare to cPanel or other web hosting control panels? Will using Virtualmin prevent me from being PCI compliant?
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Is there an API for getting usage of a domain from Virtualmin?

I'm wondering if there's an API for getting the disk usage, database space usage, or bandwidth utilization of a domain hosted using Virtualmin?
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Virtualmin Chroot FTP Users

Can someone tell me how to chroot FTP users with Virtualmin, if it is possible.
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Securing a freshly installed LAMP + Virtualmin server

I just installed LAMP and Virtualmin on my Amazon EC2 instance. My domain name is mapped to the external IP and now everything is working well. But I feel like it is not very secure. When I visit my ...
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Multiple SSL on single IP with virtualmin

I am using Virtualmin (GPL) to manage my servers. I have multiple sites hosted on it binded to single IP address. I want to enable SSL for multiple servers hosted on it. Can I bind SSL for all such ...
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Does Webmin/Virtualmin overwrite apache conf files like Plesk

I was wondering if Webmin or Virtualmin will overwrite the apache conf files like Plesk does. I'm currently running a couple servers with Plesk, and short of writing some scripts that fire when ...
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mod_fcgi in virtualmin: graceful kill fail, sending SIGKILL?

Yesterday around 1am, our server ground to a crawl. This doesn't happen often, but I'm trying to get to the bottom of it. There is no unusual traffic volume, no unusual processes running, just all of ...
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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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issue with with suexec command when i try to initialise virtualmin on a pc with webmin installed and working

I am trying to initialise Virtualmin. After installing it via Webmin->Module->new module installation screen. This is the message that I am getting in Webmin: The Suexec command on your system is ...
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Subdomain and CNAME

I have a website foo.com and now I have setup a sub-domain sub.foo.com. I can open foo.com and its fine but when I try to open or ping sub.foo.com its not happening. I cant even FTP into sub.foo.com. ...
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Virtualmin change apache port

I'm trying to change apache port to 82 (to confugure nginx): I changed: NameVirtualHost 94.198.110.11:80 to NameVirtualHost 94.198.110.11:82 in apache2.conf Listen 94.198.110.11:80 to Listen ...
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FreeBSD: usernames longer than 16 chars

Can someone give me the complete process to change FreeBSD from a 16 char max to 64 char max on unsername length? Essentially this is to add some support for Virtualmin/Webmin. Inspired from ...
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Apache 2.2 + mod_fcgid + PHP 5.4: (104) Connection reset by peer

On a Debian 6 VPS, I'm running PHP 5.4 via mod_fcgid on a couple of different virtual hosts, managed by Virtualmin GPL. At random, I get 500 Internal Server Errors; restarting Apache brings everything ...
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Virtualmin Inbound Bandwidth Monitoring

I am hoping that someone can point me in the right direction of a Virtualmin plugin or script that will allow me to actively monitor INCOMING bandwidth usage on a per virtual server basis. The built ...
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Virtualmin & git integration

I've installed virtualmin on my VPS to manage my websites. It's working perfect and as expected nearly a year now. Recently I wanted to add some features to one of my sites, and I need git ...
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ProFTPD / PAM issues with new centos/virtualmin install

I just installed CentOS 5.4 on a rackspace cloud server and installed virtualmin which all seemed to go fine. The only problem I have is that I can not access the virtual servers directories via FTP. ...
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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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How to get the output of a php script executed by a piped mail?

I've configured an email address to pipe (forward) all emails to /path/to/script.php I thought I'll receive the output of the script as an email reply but it doesn't work. How can I get the output ...
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Fully Qualified Domain name on Ubuntu Server

I've setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid) and have also installed Virtualmin. This is my first attempt at setting up a server of any sort. I set up one virtual host using Virtualmin and so far ...
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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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CentOS 6 with webmin and virtualmin - cant get POP / SMTP working?

I've set up Webmin and Virtualmin on a CentOS 6 dedicated server. Postifx / Dovecot config is untouched by me, and I havent tried to open or close any ports manually. My problem is that after ...
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Postfix refusing to relay mail from local client

I'm trying to get a python script to send mail (using smtplib.SMTP), but postfix is refusing to relay the message. I don't use the Ubuntu 10.10 Virtualmin server as a mail server (I happen to use ...
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Virtualmin “Command to run after making changes to a server” differentiate between add/edit/delete

I'm using Virtualmin, and I have a command set up under Virtualmin > Module Config > Actions Upon Server and user creation > Command to run after making changes to a server This command is designed ...
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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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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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connecting hostname to server [closed]

I have an ubuntu server installed on my server with virtualmin webmin. everything is good the server itself....I can connect to localhost and the virtualmin manager (http://localhost:10000). the ...
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config server dns with ec2 amazon

I have an instance mic with ubuntu 10.04 installed without problems, super fast for me, the problem is that I want to install Virtualmin being discharged to go my new sites. When I configure bind to ...
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virtualmin installation error

I am using Centos 5 64 bin os and try to install virtualmin by /bin/sh install.sh installation process is start After few sec i got flowing error and installation stop working "-Failed to set locale, ...
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Postfix Outgoing Mail Suddenly Being Deferred

I am having trouble sending mail with postfix after changing the "Format for usernames that include domain" under the "Mail For Domain" template. Basically I had everything working but then changed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Virtualmin with Postfix configuration is insecure

I'm still learning using linux, so please bear with me. I have a setup on a debian server, with Virtualmin using Postfix for mail. It's just a standard Virtualmin setup and everything has basically ...
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Virtualmin: Automatically create SSL based website with a shared SSL wildcard cert?

I managed to configure this very nicely under cPanel/WHM, but I am having trouble configuring it under Virtualmin: when I create a new Virtual Server in Virtualmin, I want it to automatically create ...
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how to connect to server continuously using an bad internet connetion

I have a bad Internet connection, it disconnects frequently and on reconnect, I'm assigned a different IP address by the ISP. The problem is that I connect to a remote VPS (Ubuntu), and when Internet ...
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Centos Dedicated Server Security [closed]

We have clean CentOS 5.6 setup and virtualmin on it, that's all. What type of security steps would you suggest are appropriate? http://www.wiredtree.com/supportservices/servershield.php this page ...
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Default DocumentRoot directory redirects to a VirtualHost in Virtualmin [closed]

When I try to access DocumentRoot it redirects to one of my VirtualHosts, I can't see contents in /var/www/html. It's under Virtualmin 3.94 and I think someone else my problem here, but I can't find ...
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How much overhead will webmin/virtualmin add to my centos5 drupal webserver?

I would like the site to be as fast as possible, are these programs worth installing? How much overhead will they add to my server and how, if at all, will it effect page load times? Thanks!
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BIND9 DNS Problems - Not resolving

I host a BIND9 DNS server for my VirtualMin users to use. And It only resolves for 75% of the people. It has been WELL over 1 week now. Here is a sample. $ttl 38400 @ IN SOA axxim.net. ...
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How to stop www-data's Apache processes?

I just got my VSP setup using Debian Lenny and made a silly mistake today trying to install VirtualMin. All I know is that apart from my perfectly running fine Apache process I've got couples of ...
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Setting the reply address using the mail command

I am running a Fedora Virtual Server I mail one of my users using the following command inside a bash script /bin/mail -s "$SUBJECT" "$EMAIL" < $EMAILMESSAGE Inside Virtualmin I have setup main ...
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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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Choice of Ubuntu or Ubuntu LTS for Virtualmin Server

My VPS provider currently offers several versions of Ubuntu. They offer from 10.04 to 11.10 (which only 10.04 is LTS). I would not like to wait for them to get the 12.04 LTS version out. Should I ...
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Postfix: relay access denied

I never got my SMTP service working, now i'm ready to try again. The server is a FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE-p1, postfix was installed as part of the Webmin/Virtualmin install.sh I have read Postfix Virtual ...