Webmin installation on CentOs 7/RHEL 7



Webmin is a web-based system configuration tool for Unix-like systems, although recent versions can also be installed and run on Windows.With it, it is possible to configure operating system internals, such as users, disk quotas, services or configuration files, as well as modify and control open source apps, such as the Apache HTTP Server, PHP or MySQL.

In this article, We will be known about the installation of Webmin on Centos and RHEL.

Before we going to proceed with installation of Webmin, ensure system is up to date.

#yum -y update

Download the latest version of Webmin from their official site.

#wget http://www.webmin.com/download/rpm/webmin-current.rpm

Once download complets install it by using YUM or RPM command as follows

[root@localhost opt]# rpm -ivh webmin-current.rpm

Sample Output:

Once the installation completes we will be able to access the dashboard by using the URL ADDRESS https://ip-address:10000 in our favorite browser.

Login with username and password same as the system we are installed. The dashboard is looks like as below.

If we want to change the default port no go to webmin->Webmin Configuration->Ports and address then change the port number. We will also create the users by using Webmin users in the Webmin dashboard.

start Webmin service

#/etc/init.d/webmin start

stop Webmin Service

#/etc/init.d/webmin stop

start Webmin service

#/etc/init.d/webmin restart

We can check status as follows

[root@localhost ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin status
Webmin (pid 6231) is running

It’s very helpful to beginners to host a domain and maintain system.


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