How To Install Webmin on CentOS

Install Webmin on CentOS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Webmin on your CentOS server. 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 a website, you can setup user account, apache, DNS & 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 the CentOS system.

Install Webmin on CentOS

Step 1. The first setup Webmin using Yum

#nano /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo

[Webmin]
name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
#baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
mirrorlist=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/mirrorlist
enabled=1

We’ll need to install Webmin GPG key now, using the following command.

rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

Now, update the repository:

yum check-update

Step 2. Install Webmin using rpm command.

yum install webmin -y

Step 3. Start Webmin.

/etc/init.d/webmin start

Now execute following commands to make sure that Webmin starts automatically every time you reboot your server:

chkconfig webmin on

Once Webmin has finished installing you should load the following address in your browser. http://youripaddress:10000

Install Webmin on CentOS

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Webmin. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Webmin free web hosting control panel on the CentOS system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Webmin web site.

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