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I have been using Webmin 1.180 on an old HP Pavillion that has Redhat 9.0 installed with a 2.4.x kernel. On a newer server machine, I tried to install Fedora Core 3 on the server and it works just fine. I installed webmin 1.180 on it and it says that it installs fine, but when I type in the address of the server (for example https://192.168.5.24:10000/) my browser says that there was a timeout. When I type in the address https://192.168.5.23:10000/ for my other server, the login screen comes up. I am trying to access the server from a remot e machine on my network. How can I get Webmin working on Fedora 3? Is there a problem with the 2.6.x kernel?
I have the server setup using the server configuration and lynx isnt installed so I am unable to tell if it is showing up locally. Is there something that I can do to the firewall in order to test if that is the problem?
There are 7 machines on the network. I can log into the Red Hat 9 Server from any of the machines but I cannot on the Fedora one. On the Fedora Server, I do not have X, KDE, or Gnome installed; everything is from the command line (i thought it would make things run quicker).
Ive reinstalled Fedora 4 times and have gotten the same result each time. I have tried using Webmin 1.170 and 1.180 both and have gotten the same problem each time; even though the program tells me that it installed successfully. I cannot seem to get port 80 to display anything as well so I dont know what is the issue here. Im lost . . .
Also, I forgot to note, the Redhat version doesnt have a GUI either, everything runs from the command line. I have a mixture of Win2k and WinXP machines on the network and I have used both Mozilla, Firefox, and IE to test and they all have given the same results. The server request times out after a while.
Fedora has a nice firewall tool from the command: system-config-securitylevel . There is also the legacy tool called setup .
They allow you to decide what is allowed or not. On a completely local network which is already behind a firewall, you may even disable the firewall for the FC3 box and see if that helps.
That did work by shutting off the firewall. I will be placing this box in my DMZ later so eventually, im going to have to turn the firewall back on. I just used the system-config-securitylevel tool again to open port 10000 on the server and retested it out and it now works behind the firewall. Thanks again for the tools you mentioned. I never knew system-config-securitylevel or the setup program existed!!! I really appreciate your help with this issue!!