How to Setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM

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webminWebmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux. By using webmin at the browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. This post covers the steps to setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM.

1. Download Webmin :

[[email protected] ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm

Examples :

[[email protected] ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
--2012-08-02 22:49:07--  http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving prdownloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Connecting to prdownloads.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.59|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm [following]
--2012-08-02 22:49:08--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving downloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Reusing existing connection to prdownloads.sourceforge.net:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm [following]
--2012-08-02 22:49:08--  http://cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net... 211.39.135.163
Connecting to cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net|211.39.135.163|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 18926818 (18M) [application/x-rpm]
Saving to: âwebmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpmâ

100%[==========================================================>] 18,926,818  72.2K/s   in 6m 28s

2012-08-02 22:55:37 (47.7 KB/s) - âwebmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpmâ

2. Add the GPG Key :

[[email protected] ~]# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.as

3. Install webmin :

[[email protected] ~]# rpm -Uvh webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
Operating system is CentOS Linux
   1:webmin                 ########################################### [100%]
Webmin install complete. You can now login to http://centos63.ehowstuff.local:10000/
as root with your root password.

4. Start webmin service and check webmin status :

[[email protected] ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin start
[[email protected] ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin status
Webmin (pid 2676) is running

5. Configure webmin service to start at boot :

[[email protected] ~]# chkconfig webmin on

6. Login the webmin web interface :

http://youripaddress:10000

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