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Installing the Webmin Control Panel
To install webmin just run these commands:
wget http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/webadmin/webmin_1.460_all.deb apt-get install libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl dpkg -i webmin_1.460_all.deb
Once installed you will be able to log in with your web browser at "https://YOUR_SERVER:10000/" using the login information provided in your "New Server Information" email.
We recommend that you periodically check for updates to Webmin. This can be easily done by logging in to Webmin and selecting:
Webmin -> Webmin Configuration -> Upgrade Webmin
Make sure both the "Latest version from www.webmin.com" and "Check GnuPG signature on package?" options are selected. Click the "Upgrade Webmin" button and the latest version will be downloaded and installed automatically for you.
apt-get install ubuntu-xen-server
You will not have normal serial console access under Xen. To gain Xen console access, you must add 'com1=38400,8n1' to the kernel line in your /boot/grub/menu.lst . After saving the configuration change, you must reboot the server. Then run
If you would like to install Microsoft Windows under Xen we have provided a FAQ here.
Using APT-GET for Updates to Software
apt-get update apt-get upgrade
Configuring Additional IP Addresses
Start by editting the file /etc/network/interfaces and adding the following:
auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address YOUR_NEW_IP_ADDRESS netmask 255.255.255.255 broadcast YOUR_NEW_IP_ADDRESS
Then, as root, run
Repeat that process for each additional IP address you have to configure, incrementing the :0 number each time. For instance, for your second additional IP would the 'iface' line would read "iface eth0:1 inet static". Your third additional IP would be eth0:2 and so on.