Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or ...

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Control Panels for Servers without a monitor

What is the best way to manage a server without a monitor? I can deal with consoles, but I still think it may be more convenient to have a GUI where a single click can save much repetitive typing. ...
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What is a good alternative to webmin for dedicated server management?

I'm using an extra computer I have as a dedicated server, and I'm trying to figure out a few things. First of all, which distribution of linux would you recommend? I love ubuntu, but I'd like to see ...
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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 limit the login times in linux for certain users?

How can I limit the login times in linux for certain users? For example I have to a user that only needs to be enabled from 8am till 5pm? Is there a way of automating this. My environment is a Centos ...
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Is Webmin recommended for recent releases of Ubuntu?

About Webmin, Wikipedia mentions that: "The best supported systems at the moment are Solaris, Linux (Red Hat in particular) and FreeBSD" My question is, does anyone have experience with webmin ...
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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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Is there a way to batch create DNS slave zones on a new slave DNS server?

I currently have a DNS server which is serving as a master DNS server for a number of our domains. I want to set up a brand new secondary DNS server. Is there any way I can automatically have BIND on ...
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How do I make webmin secure?

I want to install webmin to make server administration tasks on my Ubuntu 10.4 server easier. However I'm very nervious about having that kind of power accessable over the web. So I want to know how ...
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Webmin and/or port 10000 not working

I've recently installed Webmin on a Ubuntu server but I can't get it to work. I asked a recent question about saving iptables but it turns out you don't need to "save" iptables changes. Anyway, I ...
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Usermin (Webmin)- Users can't login

I've installed Webmin in my server. The users of my Unix server must be able to change their passwords. So, for that, they use Usermin. But users just can't login in Usermin module. I get always this ...
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How do I save iptables config?

I have just installed Webmin on a Ubuntu server. According to the docs you need to open up port 10000 (which is what Webmin runs on), with this: iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 10000 -j ...
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How Do I Install a Webmin Module?

I found that my Webmin doesn't come with the vsftpd module to configure vsftpd. I found on their site that that they have a download tarball. I downloaded it, but don't know what the proper steps are ...
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How to create FTP accounts with webmin?

How to create FTP accounts with webmin? Have tried to follow a couple of examples found via google.com but none of them worked!? Have added a user under system > users Server: proFTPD on Debian ...
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CSF blocks my IP trying to access Webmin

I'm in no way a sysadmin, so bear with me a little. I have a cloud server running Centos 5. I have Virtualmin/Webmin with a handful of sites running without issue. I also have CSF installed to stop ...
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Apache dav modules produce cadaver: Could not access / (not WebDAV-enabled?)

I installed apache then I am able to access the default page from the command line: $ wget http://127.0.1.1 Using webmin in web browser: https://localhost:10000/ Servers>Apache ...
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How to ensure postfix delivers e-mail without looking locally first

I'm using postfix server with webmin, which means my web server is on the same machine. My mail setup is as follows: I have an external e-mail solution (paid for per mailbox) which I use and thus the ...
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Mod_Rewrite Apache ProxyPass?

I have two websites; OLDSITE and NEWSITE. The OLDSITE has 120 IP Address that it has with it, and the NEWSITE had 5. I want to be able to separate everything from OLDSITE and NEWSITE so they are not ...
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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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How do you access Webmin?

I've installed webmin on linux, Now how do you use it? Oh yeah before you mark my question down, webmin documentation wiki is offline. So obviously I would have rtfm first....
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How can I access Webmin without a port?

How can I use Apache on Ubuntu 11.04 and Webmin to set up a reverse proxy for Webmin's port 10000 to access it through a subfolder like www.example.com/webmin or webmin.example.com?
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How Do I Configure ProFTP for Website Update?

I am running Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTPD, and I also have Webmin. I have DNS setup for 3 domains, mail setup for 3 domains, as well as Apache2 setup for those domains. They work great. Now I ...
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Is Webmin safe? I can see file codes in Chrome browser without login

When I'm in File Manager of Webmin, I can double click and see the codes of the files in a new tab in Firefox with its specific URL. But when I remove ?rand=xxxx... after the file.php and paste the ...
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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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Webmin apache on CentOS 6.3 results in 403 forbidden, permissions are OK

First of all, I will mention that the permissions are fine for the document root directory, which is /webapps/nimbus/www/public_html The www directory contains a PHP application. PHP is a ...
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Where is the webmin port number stored?

I made a typo when changing webmin's port number; now, I don't know what it is. How can I change it?
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Server Administration with webadmin

Were recently going to start an ecommerence website that also stores Credit Card details and such. Our security is well on the software side, but with regards to the entire OS, we fall weak and are ...
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DNS server with two virtual NICs

I configured a DNS server in my CentOS virtual machine which was connect to vmnet2(host only)IP 192.168.0.0/24. and It work perfectly. Then I set another adapter and set it to NAT for take internet ...
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Proxying webmin with nginx

I am attempting to proxy webmin behind nginx for various reasons that are outside the scope of this question. However I've been trying for a while now and can't seem to figure it out and think I'm to ...
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Using a GoDaddy SSL certificate with Virtualmin (Webmin)

A client of mine decided to go ahead and move from a self-signed certificate to a commercial one ("GoDaddy Standard SSL"). The first service I wanted to move to the commercial SSL cert was ...
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How to allow an IP in Virtualmin like we did in cpanel for MySQL access?

How can I allow an IP in webmin so I could connect to MySQL with specific user? I could do it in cPanel by adding that IP but in Virtualmin I think it's related to Host permissions or User ...
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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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nameserver problems with webmin/virtualmin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: nameserver problems with webmin/virtualmin I'm setting up a shiny new vps with my own nameserver. Fortunately I had a spare domain that I'm using and have registered as ...
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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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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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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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No longer receiving mails/able to send mails

I am unable to receive new mails (the connection between the client and the server runs fine, but the server is not getting new mails) I'm also unable to send new mails. I was setting up bandwith ...
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Unable to get Webmin or Vboxdrv to auto start on boot

Ever since installing Ubuntu 10.04 I've had issues getting things to auto-start. I have installed webmin and VirtualBox but every time I reboot I have to manually run: sudo /etc/init.d/webmin start ...
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Download FreeBSD print system

Where can I get to download FreeBSD print system? I have webmin installed on mac os x 10.6.4 and when i want to setup printer administration i get this error The spool directory /var/spool/lpd does ...
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Need to open port 10000 for webmin and 21 for FTP in Centos?

Hi hwo can I open these two ports in CentOS. I have used webmin with Ubuntu before but I never had to manually open any port. When I enter iptables -L I get a output like this. Chain INPUT ...
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Looking for a straightforward linux router setup

I'm looking to replace a default DSL router/modem with a "dummy modem" + "linux-based router" combo. I'm getting rid of the ZOOM ADSL modem because of its lack of capabilities. For instance, I can't ...
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mod_fcgid: read data timeout errors

I moved to an unmanaged server that uses fcgid (before I was using mod_php), and in the error logs I see tons of such errors: [Mon Apr 23 21:17:12 2012] [warn] [client 66.249.68.233] mod_fcgid: ...
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Can Sendmail Mail Server Listen on Multiple Ports?

Currently I have a dedicated mail-relay PS that I need to listen on multiple ports, 25 and 80. I know 80 is http, but because of the applications this is being used for it needs to be able to use port ...
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Default website of a web server by viewing by ip address

i have a centos + webmin + virtualmin installed. The web server is hosting multiple website. For example: domainA.myftp.org domainB.myftp.org domainC.myftp.org all domain sharing same ip ...
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Configuring linux server firewall to allow access from a certain range of IP addresses

I'm new to linux server. I'm currently trying to get an Ubuntu 10.10 server up and running for the first time and I'm using Webmin for administration. I'm stuck on the setting up the firewall. What I ...
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Hide Parent Directories During FTP Login on Linux

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTP and Webmin. I have things set up such that when the FTP user logs in, the user goes to /var/www/[domain]. The trouble is that I don't want them to see the ...
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Webmin doesn't work fine behind reverse proxy

I have Webmin configured to listen on localhost:1000 and nginx configured to listen on my.domain.tld:80 with reverse proxy pointing to Webmin. This configuration works fine but sometimes I get 404 ...
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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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relay_domains seems to be ignored by postfix

I am trying to set up a perimeter spam and malware filter using CentOS/Postfix/SpamAssassin. Unfortunately, I am still stuck on the PostFix part. I've setup a new subdomain DNS with its own A/MX ...
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lighttpd + Webmin in a subfolder

I am using Webmin for my home server administration. Instead of running it on the default port (https://myhost:10000), I wanted to host it inside a sub-folder (https://myhost/webmin/). This is ...