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How to View Bandwidth Usage in Virtualmin

In a previous article, we covered: How to Setup Bandwidth Monitoring. However, once setup, you may be wondering how to view this usage in Virtualmin. The focus of this guide is to teach you how to view a virtual server’s bandwidth usage in Virtualmin. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed on your server and be able to access the Virtualmin control panel. If you need help with either, please see the following guides:   How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin   When you’re ready, please proceed with the following steps:   Select the Virtualmin section… […]

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How to Use the Upload and Download Module in Virtualmin

to both upload and download files to and from your server. 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).   The Upload and Download module is a great module that comes with all Virtualmin installations by default. It allows you to upload files from your server to your local device (PC, smartphone, etc) and allows you to download files directly from the internet, similar to wget in Linux. Before we get started you’ll need to login to your… […]

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How to Create an Autoresponder in Virtualmin

With Virtualmin you can set up an email autoresponder, which is essentially an automated reply that is sent to anyone emailing the account in which it is setup on. The focus of this article will be to show you how to create an autoresponder for an email account within 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… […]

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Change Root MySQL Password in Virtualmin

In Virtualmin, you can change the root MySQL password through the very user friendly GUI at any time. Of course, you’ll need to have Virtualmin installed and be logged into Virtualmin with Webmin access. If you’re not entirely sure how to do either of these tasks, please refer to the following guides: Install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) Logging into Webmin   How Do I Change the Root MySQL Password in Virtualmin? This can be achieved by following a very simple process, which is outlined for you below: Click on the Webmin section Click on the Servers option Select the MySQL Database… […]

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How to Manually Add SSH Keys in Virtualmin

The following guide will show you how to manually add SSH keys in Virtualmin through the built-in editor. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed and login to Virtualmin with Webmin access to follow along with the steps outlined below. If you’re not certain how to do this, please refer to the following two guides:   How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin   How do I add SSH keys in Virtualmin? Once you’re ready to proceed, please refer to the following steps.   Find the Webmin section and click on it Click on the Servers option… […]

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How to Change the Virtualmin Listening Port

A server administrator’s worst fear is some malicious entity gaining access to a server that you control. Luckily there are steps that you can take to secure your server. One of the steps that you can take is to change your Virtualmin listening port so that it’s not using the standard port 10000. This can potentially make it more difficult for malicious entities to gain access to your server. The focus of this article is to teach you how to change the listening port that Virtualmin uses. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin, if you have not… […]

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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 haven’t already done this and require some assistance, please refer to the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7). You’ll also need to be logged into Virtualmin and have Webmin access. If you’re not certain how to do this, please refer to the following… […]

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How to Change the PHP Timezone in Virtualmin

Generally, updating the PHP Timezone would need to be done by logging into your server via SSH. But with Virtualmin this can be accomplished by using a setting that is available in the PHP Configuration module. This guide will teach you how to set your PHP Timezone to whatever you’d like using this particular module. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed on your server with Webmin access to get the full benefit of this guide. You can use the following two guides to help you do that if needed: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin… […]

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

application and operating system that you are using. If you are using Apache as your webserver, which is a justified assumption being Apache is quite popular for servers. The error log can be traced back to the /var/log/apache2/error_log on Debian based servers and the error log file can be found at /var/log/httpd/error_log on RHEL based servers (CentOS, Fedora, etc.) The access log would be in the same location, exception with the name of access_log. /var/log/apache2/access_log and /var/log/httpd/access_log respectively. How Do I View The Logs In Virtualmin? Log into your Virtualmin Control Panel Under the Virtualmin section, select the domain from… […]

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