How To Install Webmin on CentOS 8

Install Webmin on CentOS 8

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Webmin on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Webmin is a free control Panel for managing VPS. Webmin is a web based interface which is used to manage VPS web hosting server. With the help of webmin you can setup user account, Apache, dns and file sharing and other actions. Webmin very suitable for beginners who do not know much about the unix or linux command line.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Webmin on a CentOS 8 server.

Install Webmin on CentOS 8

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Webmin on CentOS 8.

  • Method 1. Installing Webmin via RPM.

Install the required perl dependencies:

Next, download Webmin RPM binary installer from the downloads page.

Then, installing the latest version of Webmin using following command:

  • Method 2. Installing Webmin using YUM.

Webmin isn’t available in the default CentOS repositories, you must add its repository to your system before installing. To do that, run the commands below to create a repository file for Webmin:

We’ll need to install webmin GPG key now, using following command:

Install Webmin with the following command:

By default, Webmin will listen on port 10000. Enable webmin port:

Step 3. Access Webmin.

Finally, we can access the Webmin panel using our web browser. Webmin use 10000 as its default port. Type this into our URL address web browser. https://ip-address:10000 then login as super user or root access priviliges. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 and 10000 to enable access to the control panel.

Install Webmin on CentOS 8

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Webmin. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Webmin control panel in CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Webmin website.