How to edit miniserv.conf from Putty console CentOS

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
I am trying to get Webmin working and I think my port 10000 is closed. I have done some reading of previous questions and it appears that I need to edit the port line of miniserv.conf to allow for port 10000 to be used then restart webmin. Also, I should edit the IPtables file and add a line for port 10000.

My problem is that I do not know how to edit files such as miniserv.conf and IPtables from the Putty console.

Please tell me how to edit these files from the console.
Question by:jpsmith29
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    Accepted Solution

    the answer is type "vi /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf" and "vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables"

    how stupid all these commands are why not make it more logical like the command "edit miniserv.conf"

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