First Things First

How to use the documentation - Start here. It provides a brief (about one page) overview of the conventions and organization of this documentation.

Getting Started

Installation Guides - Automatic and manual installation procedures for Virtualmin Professional and GPL.

Upgrading Virtualmin Software - Upgrading Virtualmin and related software from within Virtualmin and from the command line.

Step by Step Tutorials - Simple task-oriented guides for dozens of common tasks in Virtualmin, such as logging in, using email, creating virtual servers, etc. all in one big list (also available categorized below).

Installation FAQ - Have questions about installing Virtualmin?

Installation Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting common installation problems.

Setting up LDAP - Preparing a system to use LDAP.


POP3 and IMAP Configuration - How to configure common mail clients to download mail for POP3 and IMAP.

Spam and Anti-Virus Scanning - Explanation of Spam and Virus scanning features in Virtualmin.

Email FAQ - Have questions about the Virtualmin email stack?

Email Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting common email problems.

DomainKeys Identified Mail - Signing outgoing email with DKIM signatures.

Sender Dependent Outgoing IP Address
- Controlling the IP address used for outgoing SMTP connections.



Website Content - Uploading and managing website content and data.

Web server FAQ - Have questions about web service and web applications in Virtualmin?

Website Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting common problems with web service.

Subversion and Virtualmin - Creating SVN repositories hosted with Virtualmin.

Git and Virtualmin - Creating Git repositories hosted with Virtualmin.

Using Nginx - Using the Nginx webserver with Virtualmin instead of Apache.

Multiple PHP Versions - Setting up multiple PHP versions on CentOS



Automatic DNS Slave Configuration - Configuring Virtualmin to automatically create and manage DNS slave zones on secondary servers.

DNS FAQ - Have questions about DNS in Virtualmin?

Domain Name Server Troubleshooting

Domain Registration With Virtualmin -
Use of the Virtualmin Registrar plugin, which allows users and administrators to register domains from within Virtualmin using one of several DNS registrars.

Web Development

Ruby on Rails support in Virtualmin - Installing and managing a Ruby on Rails environment under Virtualmin.

PHP support in Virtualmin - Working with PHP in a Virtualmin environment.



Remote Databases - Configuring and using remote databases in Virtualmin

Databases FAQ - Have questions about databases in Virtualmin?

Administrative and User Account Guides

Virtual Server Owners Guide - A brief guide for virtual server account holders, covering logging in, uploaded and managing web content, and creating mailboxes.

Resellers Guide - A guide for Virtualmin resellers, covering creation and management of virtual servers.

Mail and FTP Users - A guide for Virtualmin mailbox account holders, covering logging into Usermin, and basic usage of mail features.



Security FAQ - Frequently asked security questions

PCI Compliance - Details on setting up a PCI compliant server

Fail2ban on Virtualmin - How to setup Fail2ban monitoring on a Virtualmin server.

Developer Documentation

Command Line API - Command line tools for managing Virtualmin.

Command Line API Examples - Example code snippets for performing tasks with the Virtualmin command line API.

Remote API - Remote access to the Virtualmin API.

Pre and Post Domain Modification Scripts -
Writing your own scripts to be run when a virtual server is changed.

Writing Virtualmin Plugins - Building Webmin modules that interact with Virtualmin.

Creating Install Scripts - Making applications easily installable with the Virtualmin Install Scripts interface.

Creating New Content Styles - Creating new content styles for the Virtualmin website editor, or converting existing templates for use in Virtualmin.


System Configuration and Maintenance

Backup and Restoration - Backing up and restoring Virtualmin virtual servers.

Server Upgrades and Migrations - How to migrate your Virtual Servers from an existing server to a new server, and how to perform in-place upgrades of your OS.

Virtualmin on Low Memory Systems - Configuration tips for running Virtualmin on systems with 512MB or less memory.

Mobile Devices and Virtualmin - Using Virtualmin on iPhone, Android, Palm Pre, or any other mobile device with a web browser.

Support Requests and Remote Login Access - Using the Virtualmin Support module to file tickets from within Virtualmin and get hands-on support for Virtualmin Professional and Cloudmin products.

System FAQ

IPv6 and Virtualmin - Creating virtual servers that also allow requests on an IPv6 address.

Replication and Shared Storage - Hosting the same domain on multiple systems.


Cloudmin Documentation

Installation Guide - How to install Cloudmin.

Introduction to Virtualization Concepts - What virtualization is and how it works.

Using Cloudmin - An introduction to various tasks in Cloudmin.