Install and configure Webmin

Webmin is a powerful tool to administering linux servers with web interface
Steps to install webmin in a rpm based linux(Redhat,fedora,centos,etc)


Step1:first install/upgrade perl modules required for webmin
[root@server ~#]yum install perl-Net-SSLeay


Step2: Download latest webmin and install (Check latest version)
[root@server ~#]wget http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/webmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpm
#[if wget command will not work, download package via browser and install] 
[root@server ~#]rpm -ivh webmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpm


Step3:edit webmin configuration file
[root@server ~#]vi /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf
#add or edit a line like below( here i enabled webmin access from 10.6.10.2 ip address
#( if need allow all 10.6.10.0 subnet,  use 10.6.10.0/24)
allow=127.0.0.1 10.6.10.2/32
#save the file


Step4: Start webmin service
[root@server ~#]service webmin start


Step5: add webmin to startup
[root@server ~#]chkconfig webmin on


Step:6 Access webmin server  from other pcs
go to https://webminserverip:10000
eg: if webmin installed in 10.6.10.50 then go to    https://10.6.10.50:10000


Important: By default Webmin service will listen on port 10000/tcp, so you must open port 10000/tcp in firewall or Disable firewall,Thanks visit again

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