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Old 06-11-2015, 09:26 AM   #1
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debian virtualmin: You don't have permission to access / on this server


I am first time here, I installed debian 8 and virtualmin and testing free domain

with virtualmin I created servers and it created automatically users in /home folder: /home/

1) first "error" when I type in my browser, I get answer:

You don't have permission to access / on this server.

but when I type, it brings me to the correct wordpress website. I uploaded WP files (wordpress folder in /home/ and database, so there is site just not showing all correct.

I used:


<Directory "/home/*/public_html/">
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
Require all granted
but no help.

I added also .htaccess file in public_html to redirect to wordress folder, but no help, when I type it is not redirecting to


2) I used script in virtualmin to install squirrelmail but I could not find it and when I tried sido apt-get install squirrelmail, debian gave me option to install it. Now I did it, there is IPaddress/mail and I get login page for squirrelmail, BUT, why there is SM script in virtualmin when I need to install webmail from terminal? as I see, script just installed Maildir for every user in /home and that's all. I thought scpt will install squirrelmail but I had to do it manually. and I don't have idea how to sign up, I tried user and password, but no chance to login to squirrelmail. do I need squirrelmail plugins to login and signup?

3) I used virtualmin to install and proftpd when I created servers/users but again, proftpd is not working. I wanted to create ftp for each user, should I do it also from terminal? sudo apt-get install proftpd?

when I type: service proftpd start

I get error: Job for proftpd.service failed. See 'systemctl status proftpd.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for details.


additional information:

screenshot of ml config, from virtualmin:


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