[Nottingham] Webmin type apps

Booth Chris Chris.Booth at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Aug 6 16:55:55 BST 2007

Hi Mike,

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> [mailto:nottingham-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk] On Behalf Of Haber Mike
> Sent: 06 August 2007 09:48
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> Subject: [Nottingham] Webmin type apps
> Hi,
> I've got a server that I've been happily admin-ing far a 
> couple of years
> now from the command line. Its Debain Sarge - soon to be Etch.
> I need to hand over the admin of this machine to someone who 
> is more of
> a Windows and Novell bloke.
> If I install something like Webmin  will it nuke the settings 
> of the box
> or will it play nicely? The webmin site says it should only affect the
> config files of the bits of that I use but I'm not so sure.... 

You should be OK if you install the Debian webmin package because it is
just a framework into which you  install modules for the tasks you want
webmin to perform.

Having said that I've never used it.


Chris Booth.
Yeah, the one next door.

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