Webmin on Hoary

Mike Bird mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Thu Jun 2 05:48:51 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 22:36, Ed Fletcher wrote:
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> Hi All:
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> I'm trying to set up Webmin on my Hoary server.  By default, it installs
> in ssl mode, which is great.  However, I cannot log in from another
> machine on the local network.  I get an 'Access denied from [my ip]'
> message.  I've add this ip to /etc/hosts.allow with the ALL switch.

See /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf

The "allow=127.0.0.1" line limits access to localhost.  Comment out the
line to allow access from anywhere, or change it to e.g.
"allow=127.0.0.1 1.2.3.0/255.255.255.0" to allow access from localhost
and the 1.2.3.0/24 net.  Note that you have to use a netmask, not a
prefix length.

You should probably set /etc/hosts.allow back the way it was.

--Mike Bird





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