Webmin on Hoary

Michael R Head burner at suppressingfire.org
Thu Jun 2 06:10:33 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 22:48 -0700, Mike Bird wrote:
> See /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf
> The "allow=" line limits access to localhost.  Comment out the
> line to allow access from anywhere, or change it to e.g.
> "allow=" to allow access from localhost
> and the net.  Note that you have to use a netmask, not a
> prefix length.

Another option is to let ssh do the work for you. Let's say webmin is
listening on port 80 on your machine 'headless'

You should be able to do this:
ssh -L 8080:localhost:80 headless

Once you've signed in to 'headless,' you can point your browser at
http://localhost:8080 and work with webmin via a secure channel, as well
as without having to dink with any config files.

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


> --Mike Bird
Michael R Head <burner at suppressingfire.org>
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