Install on live system?

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#1 Thu, 02/28/2019 - 07:57

Install on live system?

Hi :)

I'd linke to check out the remote-api of virtualmin. For that I need to install this software of course :)

Question now: My server is already running Web (several vhosts), Database and OX Services. Will the installation destroy this working environmat? I read about huge changes to the Webserver-Config and its directories.

OS is debian 9, DB is mysql

Thanks, Alex

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:27
anahata's picture

I'm new to Virtualmin and in the middle of installing to try it out, but the installation instructions clearly say it needs to be installed on a fresh OS install, which strongly implies that it will either mess up your config or fail to install. (or both...) I'm in a similar position (already have vhosts) and I'm installing on a new server. If successful, sites from the old server will be migrated. That's a far safer way to do it! There are plenty of providers who will let you create a virtual machine rented by the hour.

Anahata West Yorkshire, UK

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