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How to install webmin on centos 6

Webmin is a web-based graphical tool for unix . It is used to manage services like User management, Disk managemet, Network, Iptables ( Firewall ), Cron, Apache, DNS, File sharing and much more .
In this article, we can see about how to install webmin on centos 6 .

Webmin installation on centos 6.

Let’s start the installation.
Step 1 » Create a new file webmin.repo in /etc/yum/repos.d/ and add the below code.

Step 2 » Install webmin GPG key using below command.
rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
Step 3 » Update the repositories.
yum check-update
Step 4 » Now install webmin package using yum .
yum install webmin
Step 5 » Start the service and make it start automatically.
chkconfig webmin on
service webmin start
Step 6 » By default, Webmin will listen on port 10000, Allow this port in iptables if it is enabled.
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 10000 -j ACCEPT
service iptables save
Step 7 » Now open http://serverip:10000 in your browser, you could see the below screen after login ( Use root username and password ).
Install webmin on centos 6

  • A Man

    Thank you for this tut. You may want to install SSL also and login using SSL:

    yum -y install perl perl-Net-SSLeay openssl perl-IO-Tty