Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL

Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL

Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL

Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL

This tutorial walks you through Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL is a great way to add a web interface to any Linux machine adding a layer of simplicity for remote management as well as friendliness for a regular user to interact with a system for basic tasks. After Installing you can create custom menus for a user which can come in handy if someone has limited or no Linux knowledge but they need to perform some basic tasks on a RHEL server.

Below are some strait forward instructions on Installing everything.

Run:

vi /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo

paste in the following repo config: (starting with [Webmin])

[Webmin]

name=Webmin Distribution Neutral

#baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum

mirrorlist=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/mirrorlist

enabled=1

Save the file with <esc>:wq<enter>

Now run:

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

Once installed you can then logon using your web browser at http://hostname:10000

NOTE: if you are running iptables then you need to run:

vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables

and add the following line to your config:

-A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 10000 -j ACCEPT

Save the file with :wq<enter>

Be sure to restart your iptables by running:

Service iptables restart

Once you pull up the login page login with your root account. From here you can create other users or even convert existing user accounts to allow them to access webmin as well.
Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL

You are now done Installing Webmin on RedHat 6.5 RHEL.

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