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Virtualmin is a domain and web hosting software that lets you set up automation tasks and virtualize individual environments for your websites. It is an alternative to cPanel or Plesk and is based on the Webmin web hosting software. Virtualmin will run in as little as 512MB...

To continue with this guide, you will want to have installed Virtualmin on your Cloud/VPS or Dedicated Server. The installation may take up to 10 minutes to complete. Still, after it does, you can move on to the Post-Installation Wizard by logging into Virtualmin using http:...

With Virtualmin being a free and open-source control panel, you might expect it to lack features or overall usability. That is not the case, and Virtualmin offers much of the same (or better) functionality and features as other control panels. One aspect where this is...

With Virtualmin, you can start, stop or restart any service on your server with a click of a button! That's right. You no longer have to know a series of commands to manage services on your server as long as you have Virtualmin on your side. In this article, we'll cover how...

Setting up shared FTP folders without a control panel can be a bit confusing and time-consuming. However, with the help of Virtualmin, you can have a shared FTP folder set up in little to no time at all with just a few clicks. The focus of this article is to show you how to...

Virtualmin supports multiple functions such as managing all aspects of a user's mailbox or account and much more. Speaking of mailboxes, you can also set up email forwards within Virtualmin to have mail routed to separate email accounts on or off the server. The focus of...

Security is an important aspect of managing a server. Ensuring that only particular authorized users have access to your server can be a key element to your server's security. There are a few ways to limit who has access to your server; however, one of the most effective...

As far as control panels go, cPanel is a fairly common industry standard. However, it comes at a cost. But what if you did not like cPanel or did not want to pay for a control panel and still wanted to use a control panel? The answer is Virtualmin/Webmin! Virtualmin/Webmin...

With Virtualmin, you can edit most configuration files, such as the php.ini file, directly from within the GUI. This guide will show you how to use the PHP Configuration module to edit the php.ini file. First, you have to have Virtualmin installed on your server and be...

The following guide will show you how to add SSH keys in Virtualmin through the built-in editor manually. You'll need to have Virtualmin installed and log in to Virtualmin with Webmin access to follow along with the steps outlined below. If you're not certain how to do this,...

Managing files for a website or server is a crucial task of a developer or server administrator. Although there are multiple ways to manage files on a server, it is very convenient to manage these files through a singular interface. With most control panels, you're given...

Keeping your server up-to-date can be a crucial part of ensuring that you have access to the most recent software updates and security patches. Typically, you'd use your distro's package manager via the Linux shell (command line) interface to execute updates in a Linux...

What Is Virtualmin? Virtualmin is a Webmin module 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...

Typically to install the software in a Linux-based environment, you'd do so using the package manager for that Linux distro from within the Linux shell (command line). If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, we have covered this topic for both Ubuntu 14.04 and...

Increasing the maximum concurrent connections or FTP sessions can, in most cases, increase the rate at which you download or upload files via FTP. With Virtualmin, you can increase this limit with a few simple mouse clicks. You'll first, of course, need to have Virtualmin...

As far as control panels go, cPanel is a fairly common industry standard. However, it comes at a cost. What if you didn't want to pay the fee or did not like cPanel, yet still wanted to use a control panel? The answer is Virtualmin/Webmin! Like WHM/cPanel, Virtualmin has a...