Install Webmin CentOS

Install Webmin and configure Linux firewall to allow access. Have your server started already. I am using a terminal window to remotely login to the CentOS server.

Have your server started already. I am using a terminal window to remotely login to the CentOS server.

# yum -y install wget perl

Next jump out to http://webmin.com/download.html. The link is in the video notes. Right click on the RPM link download and click “Copy link address”

# cd /tmp
# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.710-1.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh webmin-1*
# vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables
[in vi]
—Arrow down to the beginning of the long line that opens port 22 press Shift+A to enter edit mode to the end of that line and press enter to start a new line and enter the line to open port 10000 to access the Webmin interface.

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

Press Shift + Z, Shift + Z to save and close file

# service iptables restart

Then get out to a browser window and type the IP address of your server plus :10000 enter to see the webmin login page.

# yum -y update

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