If you’re new to managing Ubuntu server, Webmin is a great tool to install… and If you want to provide host services then install Virtualmin… The steps below show you how to get both install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server…
Webmin is a web based system configuration tools for administrators. Virtualmin is a module of Webmin for managing Apache2 virtual hosts and other domain settings. With Webmin and Virtualmin, administrators can administer the creation and management of Apache2 virtual hosts, BIND DNS, MySQL database and user accounts on the local server.
Webmin takes aways the complexity of managing system configuration files on Linux systems. For new users and students Webmin can be very useful… It also allows you to manage mailboxes, aliases and domain all via a single web interface.
This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Webmin and Virtualmin on Ubuntu 16.04 to allow system administrators easy management interface.
When you’re ready to install Webmin and Virtualmin, continue below with the steps:
Step 1: Install Webmin
Since Webmin is the main system configuration tool, you should install it first before Virtualmin.. run the commands below to install required packages.