My experience with OS X Server is that Webmin is excellent for BIND and
a number of functions, but that it can be a problem when configuring
Apache, because the system user settings are not updated in such a way
that the site files are associated with a known user.
On Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 11:59 AM, Cameron Bales .:. wrote:
> I've had great luck running Webmin on our osx server to configure BIND.
> Sadly the first thing I did to configure Apache on OSX server using
> Webmin killed my Apache setup - the configuration file was unusable
> and I had to go back to a backup config file (thankfully Webmin makes
> those) I think the problematic section was the "Re-Configure Known
> What I'm wondering is if anyone knows which Webmin actions are
> dangerous to Apple's OSX server apache.conf files and which are fine?
> Should I simply be sticking with the osx server "Server Settings"
> application and just use Webmin for BIND setup?
> I asked this question on the OSX server list and the wisdom there is
> to not use Webmin to edit the Apache Setup on OSX server.
> I'm hoping for a better/happier answer. - I'd really like to be able
> to add virtual servers using Webmin - what if I made a seperate
> webmin_hosts.conf file. Could I safely add virtual hosts to that with
> Webmin and not worry about my main htppd.conf file being screwed up?
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