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How to Change Virtual Server Password in Virtualmin

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Virtualmin/Webmin is above all an open source control panel that allows you to manage both your server and your websites with the familiarity and comfort of a GUI and makes use of Virtual servers to manage or separate each website that is running on a server. One of the benefits to Virtualmin using Virtual servers to separate domains is it allows you to change a server owner’s password quickly and easily with just a few clicks.

The focus of this article is to teach you how to change a Virtual server’s owner password in Virtualmin. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin, if you have not done so yet please take a look at the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7). Before we get started you’ll need to login to your Virtualmin or Webmin account. If you’re not certain how to do this, or if following links fascinates you please review the following article, which covers: How to login to Webmin. Once you’re logged in you can proceed with this article and utilize the following steps to change a virtual server owner’s password.


  1. Under the Virtualmin section select the domain from the dropdown menu for which you’d like to change the password
  2. Click the Edit Virtual Server option


Showing the Virtual Server location in Virtualmin


  1. Select the Configurable Settings tab
  2. Under the Administration password row click the radio button labelled Set to ..
  3. Enter the new password in the textbox next to the Set to.. radio button
  4. When you’re satisfied with the password you have entered click Save Virtual Server


Showing the Virtualmin Edit Virtual Server configurable settings


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