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Configuring Samba with Webmin

August 7, 2010 by  
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The Webmin administration tool is a very powerful suite of web-based admin tools (for the Linux operating system) that have been around for some time. Webmin includes numerous modules covering nearly every aspect of Linux administration.  In this article we will show how to install Webmin and use it to configure your Samba server. We [...]

Optimizing Virtualmin to consume lower RAM

July 5, 2010 by  
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By default Virtualmin is installed and configured to maximize performance, rather than minimize memory usage. Thus, it may create certain problems on a system with less than 256MB of RAM. However, you can take steps to reduce memory usages! These steps will not hurt performance on a low memory system, as running out of memory [...]

Running Webmin on demand, and on different port!

July 4, 2010 by  
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If you are the single user of Webmin or have limited number of users, you may consider starting the webmin on demand! That is start the daemon only when you are going to use it and stop it back after your works are completed! How to? To start the webmin, you need to ssh to [...]

Installation of Webmin on Mac! Video Tutorial

June 22, 2010 by  
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Here is a small video tutorial to show how to install Webmin control panel on Mac! This is very OLD tutorial for webmin version 1.3x. However, it might help you for basic understanding. Commands that typed in the video: cd Desktop cd Downloads tar -xvvzf webmn-1.370.tar.gz cd webmin-1.370 sudo ./setup.sh /usr/local/webmin

Introduction to Virtualmin

March 2, 2010 by  
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Virtualmin is a Webmin module for managing multiple virtual hosts through a single interface, like Plesk or Cpanel. It supports the creation and management of Apache virtual hosts, BIND DNS domains, MySQL databases, and mailboxes and aliases with Sendmail or Postfix. It makes use of the existing Webmin modules for these servers, and so should [...]

Creating/editing a master zone using Webmin

October 13, 2009 by  
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A master zone is one for which your DNS server is the authoritative source of information. A single zone may be hosted by multiple servers, but only one is the master – all the rest are slaves. If you want to add a new master zone to your server’s configuration, the steps to follow are [...]

Installing Webmin in Ubuntu, LinuxMint

August 27, 2009 by  
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Installing Webmin in debians (e.g Ubuntu, LinuxMint) is very easy. If you have basic familiarity with any of the variant, you can install webmin without issues following the instructions given here. Installation using .DEB file: Login to your server via SSH Download the .deb file from download page of Webmin’s site. The file looks like [...]

Configuring your Firewall for Webmin

August 27, 2009 by  
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Many operating systems block access to port 10000 by default (this is the default port for webmin interface), as they have a firewall activated as part of the installation process. This may prevent you from logging into http://yourserver:10000/ from another system on your network or over the Internet. The simplest way to open up port [...]

How to install Webmin on CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Mandriva, SuSE

August 27, 2009 by  
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Webmin is a FREE web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any browser that supports tables and forms (and Java for the File Manager module), you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and so on. Webmin consists of a simple web server, and a number of CGI programs which directly update system [...]

Linux Hosting Control Panels

August 5, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel, Ensim, Plesk, Webmin

A Control Panel is a very important factor that comes with web hosting service. Your control panel determines how accessible the features of the server are to you so as to maximize the benefits to your web site. Since a large number of hosts offer hosting on Linux platform, following is a run down of [...]

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