Mikey Armstrong has written 163 articles

How to Edit Global GRUB Bootup Options

Typically in a Linux server environment you’d access anything related to configuring GRUB via the text based Linux shell. However, with Virtualmin you can use the GRUB Boot Loader module, which contains quite a few options that deal directly with GRUB. This guide will teach you how to edit the global GRUB boot options within…

How to Setup Bandwidth Monitoring (Virtualmin)

Bandwidth monitoring can be used to notify server owners or specified user accounts when a site/server exceeds its allocated bandwidth limit. This article will show you how to enable bandwidth monitoring within Virtualmin. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed and be able to login to your Virtualmin panel. We have guides for doing both below…

How to View Bandwidth Usage in Virtualmin

In a previous article, we covered: How to Setup Bandwidth Monitoring. However, once setup, you may be wondering how to view this usage in Virtualmin. The focus of this guide is to teach you how to view a virtual server’s bandwidth usage in Virtualmin. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed on your server and be…

How To Change The Hostname In Virtualmin

Typically, to change your server’s hostname you’d need to login to your server via SSH and issue the hostname command followed by the new hostname. However, with Virtualmin you can actually change the hostname by using the Hostname and DNS Client module. The focus of this article is to teach you how to locate this…

How To Change DNS Servers In Virtualmin

Changing or updating your DNS servers in a Linux based server environment usually requires you to update the necessary configuration files through the Linux shell. This is not the case when using Virtualmin, as you can update or change your DNS servers at any time using the Hostname and DNS Client module. The focus of…

How to View Active Network Interfaces in Virtualmin

With Virtualmin, you can view your currently active network interfaces by taking advantage of the Network Interfaces module located under the Networking section. The focus of this article is to teach you how to locate this module so that you can view your currently active network interfaces in Virtualmin. As with most of our Virtualmin…

How to De-Activate Network Interfaces in Virtualmin

The focus of this article is to teach you how to de-activate a network interface that you may no longer need to use in Virtualmin. To get the full use of this guide you’ll need to have Virtualmin installed with Webmin access. If you’re not certain how to do this, please refer to the following…

How to Change a Domain Name in Virtualmin

Virtualmin makes it very easy to change the domain name that your Virtual Server uses. In this article we will cover how to change your domain name using the Change Domain Name module in Virtualmin. To have access to this module you’ll need to have Virtualmin installed and be logged into your Virtualmin control panel.…

Creating a Virtual Server Alias in Virtualmin

The open source control panel Virtualmin uses virtual servers as a way to separate user accounts and websites. This method of separation and organization allows for some pretty cool customization possibilities, such as each virtual server using a different version of PHP, which can come in handy when managing multiple websites. A common practice when…

How to Backup a Virtual Server in Virtualmin

The Virtualmin control panel allows you to manage your server and any website associated with that server in real time using its very intuitive GUI and vast selection of tools; all of which are at your disposal for free! One scenario that any server admin or site owner both dread and fear is what if…