[ubuntu-uk] webmin

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 13:08:48 UTC 2011


On 21 June 2011 13:59, Dave Hanson <dave at hansonforensics.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>
> It's me again!
>
> I have just installed webmin on 11.04 server, but I'm having trouble
> logging in. I'm guessing I need to set a password for root [*sudo passwd
> root] *as that's the only solution I can find on the web - Are there any
> security implications to doing that, I would have thought so?
>
> I only want to try it out really as I'm sure most things can be done with a
> terminal, but if I like it I may keep it, that's why i'm concerned.
>
>
Generally speaking, it's fine on a non-Internet facing machine. Give root a
complex password though.

s/

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