Meetup details changed: Managing Headless Servers using Webmin: browser based system administration

From: Mike N.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 8:42 PM

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:

When: Wednesday, February 8,[masked]:30 PM

Where: United Technologies Hall @ University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

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Managing Headless Servers using Webmin (a browser based system administration tool)

Many Linux users maintain one or two systems often using the distributions own style of administration gui tools.  These provide easy to follow, rather intuitive interfaces for particular flavors of linux.  But what if one manages multiple systems of different flavors of Linux?  And, what if the system doesn't even support X (i.e.: no graphical displays)?  Enter Webmin, an open source system management tool available from  Using a standardized browser based interface connecting to your server(s) over an IP network, Webmin will present consistent configuration and manage interfaces across all linux distros.  Learn how to easily install, utilize, customize and perform many system admin tasks with this amazingly capable systems tool.

Presented by Bob Mariotti, long time administrator of *nix based systems and strong linux advocate since the mid 90's.
(bio) Bob served as the priciple systems and software architect for two financial systems firms he built over the years and now serves as the system administrator at the University of Connecticut School of Law tending to their farm of Ubuntu, SuSe and RedHat based servers. 

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