#2 Webmin denies login


I am in hopes that someone may be able to steer me in
the right direction to finding a solution to a Webmin
problem not found in the FAQ section. Someone
installed webmin for me on my RaQ4i and it has worked
faithfully for 2 months until now. I have not
installed anything new but when I attempt to access
the page which is port 840 I am given a page saying
"You are not authorized to view this page
You might not have permission to view this directory
or page using the credentials you supplied."
Yesterday I had no problem logging in and today I get
this message. Do you have any suggestions for me to
Best Regards,
John -


  • Georg Hubinger

    Georg Hubinger - 2001-10-22

    Logged In: YES

    It seems, your root account or the account you are trying
    to login with) has lost its rights to access the webmin
    You'll need to login to your machine manually (telnet, ssh)
    and have a look at /etc/webmin/webmin.acl (or wherever the
    config files are) and see if your root account (or the
    account you are trying to login with) is still there.
    It should look something like this:
    root: apache, sendmail, mysql, ...(all other webmin modules
    you wish to have access to).

    If it's not like this, fix it and restart webmin.
    Then try it again.
    This happened to me once as well after editing my account
    via webmin. I've no idea why.

  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Logged In: NO

    well I also done like you and I finaly could not login to
    webmin, the solution for this problem is
    login by root to your system (not to webmin) and edit
    miniser.conf for the parametter of port and listen to 10000
    or bigger than that , the problem is wen you changed be the
    user interface to the new port
    1/ this port may be used by other service
    2/ the parametter of port and listen are not the same

    miniserv.conf would be in you go to /etc/webmin or
    after the edition you need to execute the command "stop" and
    the "start" both are in the same directory as miniserv.conf

    let try

    Vongthasone VILAYTHONG


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