How to Setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM

webminWebmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux. By using webmin at the browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. This post covers the steps to setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM.

1. Download Webmin :

[root@centos63 ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm

Examples :

[root@centos63 ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
--2012-08-02 22:49:07--  http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.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/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm [following]
--2012-08-02 22:49:08--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
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/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm [following]
--2012-08-02 22:49:08--  http://cdnetworks-kr-2.dl.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.590/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
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: 18926818 (18M) [application/x-rpm]
Saving to: âwebmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpmâ

100%[==========================================================>] 18,926,818  72.2K/s   in 6m 28s

2012-08-02 22:55:37 (47.7 KB/s) - âwebmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpmâ

2. Add the GPG Key :

[root@centos63 ~]# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.as

3. Install webmin :

[root@centos63 ~]# rpm -Uvh webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
Operating system is CentOS Linux
   1:webmin                 ########################################### [100%]
Webmin install complete. You can now login to http://centos63.ehowstuff.local:10000/
as root with your root password.

4. Start webmin service and check webmin status :

[root@centos63 ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin start
[root@centos63 ~]# /etc/init.d/webmin status
Webmin (pid 2676) is running

5. Configure webmin service to start at boot :

[root@centos63 ~]# chkconfig webmin on

6. Login the webmin web interface :

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