27 Jan 2021

How To Create Email Account In Webmin

Webmin is a free control panel for webservers. Here I am explaining the way to create a new email account for a domain under your server via webmin control panel.


STEP 1: Login to Webmin control panel


STEP 2: From the left-side Menu, click “System” and then click on “Users and Groups”
STEP 3: Click on “Create a new user” link
STEP 4: Fill in the form with appropriate information,

- Username (if you want to have an email address [email protected] , set the username’s value to demo)
- User ID: leave it automatic
- Real Name: required only for you to identify each account from the list
- Home Directory: Click “Directory” and set it to: /home/ where  is what you set in the Username field
- Shell: Leave it as it is
- Password: click the “Normal password” and type your desired password (it will be encrypted on save/exit)

You will see few more settings/fields on the same form. You may fill them in if you like. However, the above mentioned fields are those required to have a valid e-mail account created. 

FINAL STEP 4: Now click the “Create” button to complete.

You can access the webmail from web browser by using the port 20000


Thank you for your time. 🙂


14 Nov 2017

How to install SSL certificate on webmin

Webmin is one of the most commonly using Web Hosting control panels. This is an open source control panel which works on port 10000. Here Serversupportz going to explain how/steps to install SSL certificate on a Webmin server.

To add SSL certificate on a domain in your server which has Webmin installed, you must have a valid SSL certificate. Upload the SSL certificate to your server, under the domain name.

Follow the below pasted steps for installing SSL certificate on Webmin:

  1. Upload your SSL certificate file to your server – we recommend that this isn’t in your web root but under the domain name so you know where it is.
  2. Log into your Webmin control panel.
  3. Select the virtual host that you want to secure.
  4. Click on SSL options.
  5. Click “Yes” on Enable SSL.
  6. Select Certificate/Private key and browse to the location of the SSL certificate.
  7. Select Private key file and browse to the location of the ssl private key file.
  8. Save changes and return to the server index.
  9. Restart necessary services.

You may need to restart Apache. From the Apache Webserver page click on “Stop Apache” top right and then “Start Apache” when displayed.

 That’s it!
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