Mikey Armstrong has written 164 articles

How to Force Immediate Log File Rotation in Virtualmin

Here you’ll learn how to force immediate log file rotation in Virtualmin. This is normally set on autopilot, but in some cases you need to do it immediately. This guide assumes that you’ve installed Virtualmin and have logged in with Webmin access. If you have trouble getting it installed or getting logged in, use these…

How to Modify SSH Authentication Configuration Using Virtualmin

This guide shows how to easily modify SSH Authentication configuration using Virtualmin. First, install Virtualmin and login with Webmin access if you haven’t already. We have some guides to help you do that if needed:   How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin   How do I modify SSH Authentication configuration…

Virtualmin SSH Access Control

This article shows you how to use Virtualmin SSH Access Control to restrict access to key services on your server. You’ll need to have installed Virtualmin already and be logged in with Webmin access to follow along with the steps outlined below. If you’re not certain how to do this, please see the following two…

How to Configure Automatic SSH Key Setup in Virtualmin for New

With Virtualmin you can easily configure your system to ensure that any new Unix user has an SSH key generated automatically. Let’s take a look at what it takes to configure automatic SSH key setup in Virtualmin servers. Of course, you’ll need to have Virtualmin installed to completely follow along with this article. If you…

How to Locate and View Website Access/Error Logs In Virtualmin

As with any control panel it’s important to be able to view your access logs and errors logs. This helps ensure that everything is functioning correctly with your website or server. Thankfully, Virtualmin lets you view both the access logs and error logs associated with any domain on your server. This article will show you…

How to Change the Virtualmin Theme

Virtualmin allows you to modify its GUI by utilizing different themes. In this article we’ll cover how to change the Virtualmin theme to customize the look and feel of your Virtualmin experience. I assume that you’ve already installed Virtualmin. If you havn’t and need help, please take a look at the following article: How to…

Create a Sudo User (Ubuntu)

Executing certain tasks or commands with elevated administrator (root) permissions can be an absolute necessity when managing your own server. However you may not have access to the root account itself or you may have that type of access limited on your server for security reasons. This is where the sudo command comes in to…

How to Stay Informed About Breaking Security Updates or Patches

How do I stay up to date with new security patches and updates?   One of the best ways to stay up to date with updates or security patches, is to update your server often and have a schedule to do so. Monthly updates are completely acceptable, however it’s better to run updates weekly or twice…