How to Install SSL Certificate on Webmin?

How to Install SSL Certificate on Webmin?

Webmin is a modern web-based tool for Linux-based machines.  It is one of the most popular open source hosting control panels. It has a modular design so it’s very easy to add new functionality. It allows us to take control of our system through a simple interface. The Webmin control panel works on the port 10000. With the help of Webmin, a user can set up a secure account, DNS, Apache and file sharing etc. In this documentation, we are going to discuss how to install SSL certificate on Webmin.

In order to proceed with the SSL installation on the Webmin installed domain, you must have a valid SSL certificate.  Download and Extract SSL certificates on your server. You will need the files called “example_com.crt” and “example_com.ca-bundle”. Here, “example_com” is your domain name.

1) Login to your Webmin control panel using the port 10000.

2) Go to Others >> Upload and Download.

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3) Choose the “Upload to Server” tab from the page, then select the files to upload, specify the path to store them and click the button “Upload”.

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4) Once the necessary files are uploaded, go to Servers >> Apache Web server.

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5) Select the tab “Create virtual host” and select “Any address” option. Set the custom port number with the value “443” and specify the correct path of the website in the “Document Root” field. In the “Server Name” field type the domain name of the website which you want to install the SSL certificate. Tick “Standard httpd.conf file” option in “Add virtual server to file”. After setting up all these configurations, click “Create Now” button.

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6) A new Virtual server will be assigned to port 443 should appear on Apache Web server page, if all the settings are ok.

7) Click on the newly created Virtual server and then locate “SSL Options” and select.

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8) In this page, choose “Yes” for the option “Enable SSL” and then specify the paths to the domain certificate, private key and CA bundle files in the appropriate fields and tick the corresponding radio buttons so that the system can find those files. Click “Save” button.

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