bookmark_borderInstalling Webmin on AlmaLinux 9


In this week’s feature highlight, we look at How to Install Webmin on AlmaLinux 9

Webmin is a web-based dashboard that allows sysadmins to manage Linux and Unix-like systems (especially servers). Webmin allows system administrators to manage user accounts, update packages, system log files, configure firewalls, email, database, postfix, etc.

First, check for any pending system updates,

dnf update

install Webmin using the following command:

yum install webmin

Access the Webmin Web Interface.

firewall-cmd --add-port=10000/tcp --permanent
firewall-cmd --reload

To start Webmin, you can use the following command:

service webmin start

To access Webmin, open the URL from your web browser: https://IP_address:10000


  1. When logging in for the first time, you will see an ‘invalid SSL’ warning.
  2. Simply click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and then ‘Accept the risk and Continue’.

Login to the Webmin web interface using your root user and password.


Once you log in, you will be redirected to the Webmin dashboard.


bookmark_borderInstalling AlmaLinux 9


In this week’s feature highlight, we look at How to Install AlmaLinux 9.

Login to your Panel (

To start the installation, first mount the AlmaLinux ISO.

Mounting the AlmaLinux ISO Image

To mount the ISO select the CD-ROM Tab and select the AlmaLinux ISO from the drop-down named AlmaLinux 9 x86_64 and click on Mount button.

Please note: The ISO mount may take upto 2-3 minutes to complete.


Once the ISO has mounted (Task Log tab will show the status of the task), navigate to “Power Control” tab and then perform a Reboot task on the server.

Now, Switch to the VNC Tab and click on “Launch VNC” to launch the web based VNC console to start the AlmaLinux installation.

If the VPS hasn’t booted yet into the AlmaLinux installer, please click on the CTRL+ALT+DEL button from the VNC console to send a reboot signal to the VPS to boot into the installer.

Once we have booted into the AlmaLinux installer,

Select “Install AlmaLinux”

Select the desired language and click on continue.

Select Network & Hostname and configure.

If you would like to keep the Network Dynamic / DHCP (default configuration), Enable the network and click on Done.

Disk Partitioning Configuration

After Select Installation & Destination.

Select standard Partition and assign disk required and done.

Then select Accept changes.

Installation Source Configuration

After Select Installation Source.

Select auto detected installation media -> verify -> Minimal and press done.

Software Selection

After Select Software Selection–>minimal install and press done.

Login Password Configuration

select the root password to set ‘root’ password.

Begin Installation

And Begin Installation.

After installation is completed unmount the ISO and reboot the server. Wait for a few minutes for the reboot to complete, after which you will see the login prompt.

Note: You can also use SSH to connect to your VPS at this point.