In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Webmin on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. After installing Webmin on your system you are able to manage users, groups, disk quotas, create files and directories as well as configure most popular services including web, FTP, email and database servers.
Install Webmin on CentOS
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
Step 2. Install Webmin.
Open your nano text editor and create the repository file:
Paste the following command:
Then, import the Webmin GPG key using the following rpm command:
Now, Install the latest version of Webmin using following command:
The output should look like the following:
The Webmin service will start automatically.
Step 3. Setup Firewall for Webmin
Now if you are running firewall on CentOS machine then you need to open port 10000 because by default Webmin listens on port 10000:
Step 4. Accessing Webmin Web Interface.
Now to access Webmin open following link in your favorite browser using the following URL. The below URL contains hostname or IP address of your server followed by port number 10000 which is by default for Webmin:
Congratulation, you have learned how to install Webmin on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.