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How to Disable a Virtual Server in Virtualmin

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You may find yourself needing to disable a Virtual Server at some point. Perhaps the server has been compromised in some way or the client who uses the Virtual Server is behind on payment. Whatever the situation may be, being able to do this could come in handy so this guide will show you how to disable a Virtual Server in Virtualmin. As always, you need to already have Virtualmin installed with Webmin access before proceeding any further. If you need help in doing so, check out these two guides:


Once you’re ready to proceed, please refer to the following steps:

Step 1:  Click on the Virtualmin section

Step 2:  Select the Disable and Delete option

Step 3:  Click on the Disable Virtual Server module


Showing the location of the Disable virtual server module


Step 4:  Enter in a reason for disabling the server

Step 5:  Select whether to disable any sub-servers

Step 6:  When you’re ready, click on the Yes, Disable It button


Showing the disable virtual server interface


Once disabled, all of the Virtual Servers associated logins will no longer work until the server is re-enabled. If you’d like to re-enable the server, you may refer to the following guide which covers this process:  How to Re Enable a Disabled Virtual Server in Virtualmin


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