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How to Install Webmin On Linux

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Written by Santosh Prasad

I’m always looking for ways to make life easier when it comes to configuring my Linux box. One of the easiest ways of administering my machine has come from a Web-based application known as Webmin. In this Daily Feature, I will examine this great tool and show you how you can make it work for your UNIX-based organization.

In this article I will show how to install webmin on Linux machine.

What is Webmin?

Webmin at its simplest is a Web-based server administration tool. It has been built from the ground up to make server administration as simple as possible for novice to expert Linux/UNIX administrators. Users who are new to administering a UNIX-based environment will appreciate the easy navigation and simple interface, while seasoned pros will appreciate the easy configuration of servers, module installation, and the other great utilities available.

Install Webmin On CentOS and RHEL

Follow the below steps to install webmin on your CentOS and RHEL machine.

1. First of all enable yum repository for webmin creating the /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo file.

# vim /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo

[Webmin]
name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
#baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
mirrorlist=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/mirrorlist
enabled=1

2. Install GPG Key.

# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

3. Run the below command to install webmin all its required dependencies.

# yum install webmin -y

4. Start Webmin.

# /etc/init.d/webmin start

5. By default webmin works on port 10000. Access your server on port 10000 using FQDN or IP.

http://192.168.0.x:10000/ or http://FQDN:10000/

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