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How to Create a Redirect in Virtualmin

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Virtualmin is a Webmin module that is typically used to manage multiple virtual hosts through a single interface, similar to cPanel. It supports multiple functions such as creating/managing Apache virtual hosts, MySQL database creation/management, generating DNS zones, managing mailboxes, and much more. Like cPanel you can also manage the redirection of URL’s that are associated with your server by using Virtualmin’s intuitive interface.

As I’m sure you know, the focus of this article is to explain how to create a redirect 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).


How to create a URL redirect (Virtualmin)

Before we get started you’ll first need to login to Virtualmin/Webmin. If you’re not certain how to login to either Webmin or Virtualmin, please refer to the following guide: How to login to Webmin. Once you have logged in please proceed with the following steps to create the URL redirect.


  1. Select the domain that you’d like to setup the redirect for from the drop down menu
  2. Select Server Configuration
  3. Select Website Redirects


Showing the website redirects location in Virtualmin


  1. Click the Add a new website redirect button



  1. Fill in the requested information
  2. Once you’re satisfied click Create



As long as there were no errors during this process the redirection should now be in place. Before checking this in your browser, please ensure to clear your browser cache.