What port is webmin using and configuring your firewall for webmin

Webmin is an open source control panel for web-hosting industry. Click here to see how install webmin on your server.

The default port numbers of webin control panels are:
1. Access Webmin Hosting Manager

   After installation, the port 10000 is the default port for Webmin control panel
   http://yourIPaddress:10000

2. Access Webmail,

   The port 20000 is the default port for accessing webmail in webmin
   http://yourIPaddress:20000

Configuring Your Firewall For Webmin
Some operating system block to access the webmin(10000) by default. In such case you need to add firewall rule to access webmin port(Open webmin port in firewall)
Step 1:
Login to server via SSH as root
Step 2:
Add the following rule in your server firewall to open webmin port(10000)

iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 10000 -j ACCEPT
/etc/init.d/iptables restart
Note: Run this command to view rule is added or not 'iptables -L -nv --line-number'

That’s it. I hope this helps you to access and add rule for your webmin server.

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One thought on “What port is webmin using and configuring your firewall for webmin

  1. The port for the Webmin is 10000 and you can also configure the TCP in the firewall setting for Webmin. The post will help you to get the accurate steps to proceed further with the settings.

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