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How to De-Activate Network Interfaces in Virtualmin

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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 guides which cover this in detail:



When you’re ready to proceed please utilize the following steps to de-activate any unused network interface in Virtualmin:


  1. Select the Webmin section
  2. Click the Networking option
  3. Select the Network Configuration module
  4. Click on the Network Interfaces module


Showing the Network interfaces location


  1. Click on the Active Now tab


Showing the active now tab in the Network interfaces module


  1. You should now see the currently active network interfaces associated with your server
  2. Select the interface that you’d like to deactivate by clicking the checkbox next to the interface name
  3. Click the De-Activate Selected Interfaces button


Showing the Deactivate selected interface button