Installing WebMin on the server

In this short tutorial i will describe how to install WebMin on the server, you must have fresh VPS or Dedicated server in order to install webmin.

What is a WebMin:

Webmin is a web based control panel that helps you to manage your server without accessing SSH, it gives complete web hosting features and component management including:

  • Apache (Web Server)
  • MySQL (Database Server)
  • PHP (Dynamic Language)
  • ProFTPD (FTP Server)
  • Exim (Mail Server)
  • Bind (DNS Server)

Installation From The Source:

These instructions are for CentOS and Fedora.

  • Login to your server by SSH with root access.
  • Run the following command:

# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-x.xxx-x.noarch.rpm

  • Where webmin-x.xxx-x.noarch.rpm is the source file you are downloading replace this with the proper and valid file name.
  • This will download the webmin’s latest version from sourceforge.
  • Now run the following command:
# rpm -ivh webmin-x.xxx0x.noarch.rpm
  • Where webmin-x.xxx.x.noarch.rpm is the file name you just downloaded.
  • You will be asked to provide some information during the installation, just provide the info that will be asked.
  • And you are done!
  • Now you can login to your webmin panel with root username and password from the following url:
http://www.yourdomain.com:10000
Or
http://yourmainip:10000
Note: Webmin uses 10000 port number, you can modify it later.
Your feedback are always welcome.