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enable webmin scheduled package updates in config file

I'm deploying webmin across many servers using Terraform & cloud-init. I want to enable "Scheduled Upgrades" in the "Software Package Updates" module during setup by using a ...
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Install phpMyAdmin on hostname in Webmin/Virtualmin for all accounts (on hostname) automatically like cPanel does?

The way Webmin seems to install phpMyAdmin is to install it inside the public_html directory. e.g. https://mydomain.com/phpMyAdmin I don't want to debate the vulnerability, instead I want phpMyAdmin ...
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How to resolve DNS to VirtualBox server?

Ok so most of the knowledge I have about it is complete, but I am missing some steps. I created a dynamic DNS at no-ip.com, I don't know if I'll use that service ultimately, but there are a lot of ...
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Host PC fails to access Webmin which is installed on CentOS in VirtualBox

Webmin can be accessed over SSH after forwarding the port. Now I am trying to access Webmin's control panel on my computer outside virtualbox but on the same computer, but it doesn't load. I tried ...
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Really basic Samba set-up not working

Background: I had a Debian server running a Samba share, and it played nicely with everyone: Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, Windows 7, Windows 10, Android 8 through whatever is current, even XP (for testing ...
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How to create a Cron Job in Linux C7 using Webmin

I was wondering if someone can help me, please. I am trying to set up a Cron job using Webmin in Linux, C7. I've included this string: sh /home/user/domains/url/public_html/cron/vtigercron.sh But, I ...
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Virtualmin wrong msg about SSL certificates expired

I've a dedicated server on which I use Webmin/Virtualmin. SSL is done through Let's Encrypt and renewal via a CRON job. When I open VirtualMin, I've always a message saying Some virtual servers' SSL ...
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Can't access Webmin from browser after installing

Fresh Webmin install on Ubuntu 20.04 on Amazon Lightsail I added the line to iptables as per their instructions: sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 10000 -j ACCEPT I have added port 10000/...
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A Record Configuration: Host Content on Webserver IP and Smtp IP From Another Server

I’m stuck on a basic dns issue here "I think". I can send email but unable to receive. What I want to achieve is host webfiles of my webpage on 184.69.151.38 and use smtp ip from 193.47.34....
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Postfix Issue: Connection Timed Out

From the Roundcube dashboard, it shows that the message is sent successfully. However, when I check into /var/log/mail.log, it shows like this: https://pasteid.fledix.com/5mat It's not even receiving ...
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How can I use a second nginx web app (swizzin) alongside virtualmin nginx site?

I have a goal of using my VPS for web host and seedbox. I cant figure out a way to get it to work with it. Currently every subdomain (including the one I configured swizzin to use) goes straight to ...
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Webmin not showing running processes after upgrade to Ubuntu Server 20.04 from 18.04

A little background- I recently upgraded my headless Ubuntu Server 18.04 install to 20.04. In that process, webmin somehow was gone from my system. The repository was disabled. So I re-enabled, then ...
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Can't install webmin (on CentOS 7) package updates

On CentOS7 and Webmin system: I get this error when i try to install webmin package updates..: None of the updates are working and giving this error: Downloading packages: warning: /var/cache/yum/...
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Apache proxy reverse to webmin (CentOS 7)

I have a CentOS7 virtualized in my testing homelab. I installed webmin along with Apache webserver and I can reach the webmin login page through the CentOS machine IP address on port 10000 (https). ...
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SSL and login not working after replacing certificate

I am running Webmin on Debian, configured to use SSL. The certificate is about to expire, so I generated a new one and imported it using the GUI (pasted cert and key in PEM format, reused existing ...
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Problem with missing yum package CentOS (Virtualmin)

I am struggling with installation of rh-php71 package using yum on CentOS 6.10 and wondering how I could debug what's the root cause. I have followed instructions on scl: # 1. Install a package with ...
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dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected auth failed user=<>

Operating system Ubuntu Linux 18.04.2 Webmin version 1.900 (latest) Usermin version 1.751 (latest) Virtualmin version 6.06-2 (latest) I have a problem with Dovecot & Usermin/Virtualmin. The ...
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how to install a webmin module by command line (bash)?

I want to install a module in webmin by command line (bash). How do you do this? Example: wget https://download.webmin.com/download/modules/text-editor.wbm.gz inside this .gz: text-editor.wbm sudo ...
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$EDITOR environment variable won't set

Whenever I attempt to set the EDITOR environment variable, a subsequent check reveals no value has been set. I was attempting to edit the crontab: sudo crontab -e -u mycooluser which returns: no ...
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(OPENVPN/OPENSSL) Configuration file routines:STR_COPY:variable has no value:conf_def

I can't run "openssl req" to create a new key, the output presents an error error on line 39 of /etc/openvpn/openvpn-ssl.cnf 140264035997600:error:0E065068:configuration file routines:STR_COPY:...
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Ubuntu Server - Unable to remove package

I'm unable to remove package. [sudo] password for admin: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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How to install multiple PHP versions in Virtualmin 6, Debian 9

By default Debian 9 comes with PHP 7, but I was interested in PHP 5 for older websites as well. I tried following/adapting this guide (not virtualmin specific). But this is the error I was getting (...
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Missing packages and repos setting up webmin on VPS

I'm just trying to set up webmin as the first thing on a new VPS, I'm familiar with Ubuntu (it's my main work machine). This is what's on the VPS Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie) ...
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Webmin utf support

I am trying to run scripts via webmin but I am getting utf issues. The error is as follows: stdout encoding 'ascii' detected. googler requires utf-8 to work properly. The wrong encoding may be due ...
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Using Docker Webmin Guest to administer Host

I'm running a Raspberry pi with HypriotOS. I want to be able to administer simple tasks via a GUI internal and remotely( mostly directory/ file sharing related) . I have docker installed and also a ...
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How to use Jailkit Jail Manager in Virtualmin to restrict users

How to use Jailkit Jail Manager in Virtualmin (Webmin 1.892) to restrict users in their homes including virtual website and all services running under user? I am setting up small website hosting ...
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Failed to start The Apache HTTP Server after log files deletion

Hi to everyone today I got a problem with full disk and I typed a command which I found on another topic: sudo find /var/log/ -type f -regex '.*\.[0-9]+\.gz$' -delete After this step I can't start ...
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Is there any web panel available out there that can start and stop a custom script/command I use to start/stop/update processes?

I've read some other similar posts but not found exactly what I'm looking for, Webmin is a good start but can it handle actual scripts or just stop processes? I would like something that can just run ...
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fedora 25 webmin install

setting up my first server and ran into a problem while installing webmin. I am following this tutorial to help me out (see 8:51): link I do the following: wget http://wwww.webmin.com/download/rpm/...
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Prevent FTP users from being able to navigate to directories above their home

I created a user on Centos 7 via webmin and pointed /var/www/html/ page as their home directory so when they log in they start from there. However, I logged in myself and realized that they can ...
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Revise users which have default /bin/bash shell setting

On SLES 11 SP 2 I found out with webmin that lot of default users have the /bin/bash setting which in principle allows them to run in a SSH shell. I consider it as a possible security risk. My ...
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create a Virtual server in virtualmin: mailbox failed, Bad File Descriptor

I'm trying to create a Virtual server in virtualmin and everytime i click in create it displays an error : Creating mailbox for administration user .. .. mailbox failed : Failed to write to /home/...
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Webmin won't listen to any port

I have installed Webmin to my Oracle Linux via tar.gz file. There is no service webmin. I have to start that service manually by typing /etc/webmin/start 1. Why should I have to start it manually? ...
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Webmin stopped opening

Webmin stopped working again today in Stretch. It is not actually the first time. (last time Webmin stopped working after upgrade to Stretch ) This time round, it does give a timeout error in Safari, ...
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Webmin stopped working after upgrade to Stretch

After upgrading to Stretch, upon trying to enter webmin via the www, it gives an error instead: Error - Perl execution failed Can't locate WebminCore.pm in @INC (you may need to install the ...
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How to bring up an inactive mdadm RAID after a reboot while adding a drive to a raid-6?

I have been using webmin to manage my RAID array for several years, and I never had any reason to use the mdadm commands in the terminal. However, some days ago, I added a disk to my RAID6 array of ...
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Start process at startup

I have installed JDownloader on my Debian based NAS System and want to get JDownloader starting at boot. I have setup a script in /etc/init.d/jdownloader and can start JD with SSH like /etc/init.d/...
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How to authenticate through LDAP in pam?

I have a application (Webmin) which has to authenticates user throught LDAP on rhel5, 6 and 7. The package nss_ldap and even more its equivalent nss-pam-ldapd on rhel7 does not allow to get users ...
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/etc/pam.d/* How to pam_ldap output debug?

I would like to use pam authentication to connect ldap users without adding thoses user to the system. In /etc/pam.d/webmin : auth required pam_env.so debug auth sufficient ...
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Webmin help page encoding : iso-8859-1 vs utf-8

Webmin is serving static help pages. Webmin 1.47 was using the characters set was iso-8859-1 as character encoding. This information is transmitted by the HTTP header content type:"Text/html; ...
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Postfix Not sending mail, but can recive

Hey everyone I have an issue with my postfix server not sending emails. The server retrieves emails no problem, but when I go to send an email it just times out. It did sort of work before I added ...
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how to fix this problem after installed webmin?

[][]2 After install complete squid server, I install webmin. but when start webmin on browser, i meet this problem. How can I fix this?
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Why am I seeing much more cron jobs in webmin than in `crontab -e`?

I am just starting to learn cron jobs. Basically I am going to use webmin to manage my cron jobs, I am also reading some basic information about cron jobs. So far I've learned that /etc/crontab ...
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Can't access webmin due to iptables missconfiguration

I installed webmin, but I cant access it because iptables blocks the connection. I have added the chain that webmin suggests right here: http://www.webmin.com/firewall.html This is the result of ...
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How do I bind webmin to the 127.0.0.1 address?

How do I bind webmin to the localhost address? I'd like to be able to do this so that I can secure all the admin services on my TurnKey Linux machine by binding all of them to the localhost address ...
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In what order are the rules handled in the Linux Firewall Module in webmin?

If I'm not mistaken it's top to bottom correct? And the catch-all default action at the end is to just drop any packets that don't match the rules above. Should I be logging the dropped packets as ...
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How does this Turnkey Linux domain-controller replace Microsoft Active Directory?

How does this VM replace Microsoft Active Directory, on a network with Windows Machines on it? Is there a specific component that is installed that replaces it? Is it Samba or Webmin? Are there any ...
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Can Webmin run as sudoer instead of root? [closed]

Have someone some experience with using xinetd with a user which is not root, but instead a sudoer? The operations that are required to be done do not always requires admin priviledges : ex ...
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Which ports should I open for apt-get to work?

I installed Webmin, and then set up the firewall like this: INPUT SSH port ALLOWED Webmin port ALLOWED HTTP port (80) ALLOWED DROP EVERYTHING ELSE FORWARDING no rules OUTPUT no rules If I remove ...
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Setting up a static IP from ISP

I think my question might be an easy one but i struggle a little with setting up servers. I have a CentOS 6 setup. I have added Webmin and Virtualmin. I set this up with a static IP address and had ...