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How to Install Webmin 1.570-1 on CentOS 6.2 using RPM

Submitted by saylinux on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 17:35

In this post, i will share you on how to install Webmin, a web-based interface for system administration for Linux, on CentOS 6.2. Assumed that you have root access and understand the basic usage of the webmin software.

1. Download Webmin:

[root@centos6 ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpm
--2012-01-07 05:28:08--  http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving prdownloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Connecting to prdownloads.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.59|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.570/webmin-1.... [following]
--2012-01-07 05:28:09--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.570/webmin-1....
Resolving downloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Reusing existing connection to prdownloads.sourceforge.net:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.570/... [following]
--2012-01-07 05:28:09--  http://cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.570/...
Resolving cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net... 211.39.135.163
Connecting to cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net|211.39.135.163|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 16358730 (16M) [application/x-rpm]
Saving to: âwebmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpmâ

100%[======================================================>] 16,358,730  16.8K/s   in 15m 45s

2012-01-07 05:43:55 (16.9 KB/s) - âwebmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpmâ

2. Add the GPG Key:

[root@centos6 ~]# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

3. Install webmin :

[root@centos6 ~]# rpm -U webmin-1.570-1.noarch.rpm
Operating system is CentOS Linux
Webmin install complete. You can now login to http://youripaddress:10000/
as root with your root password.

4. Start webmin service :

[root@centos6 ~]# service webmin start

or

[root@centos6 ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin start

5. Make webmin auto start after reboot the centOS server:

[root@centos6 ~]# chkconfig webmin on
[root@centos6 ~]# chkconfig --list
webmin          0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off

6. Login the webmin web interface :

http://youripaddress:10000

 

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