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Webmin Webpage Does not display after initiating an OpenLDAP installation

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Folks, I have a Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS installed. It is currently a file server but I have decided I would now like to centralise my users and passwords as my windows 7 client PCs are incresing and the local users and passwords are now becoming a chore. I am following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/openldap-server.html.
I have ran the first command sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils and all seemed to go perfect but after a reboot I can login via putty but no longer through the web browser via webmin. I get a message to the effect of "the server rejected the connection"... Any ideas Gurus ?

Regards
John
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Maybe you need configure the webmin to load user authenticathion from ldap database.

More details: http://marc.info/?l=webmin-l&m=117433053615367
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That article implies that they still can access there user min webpage. I cannot....
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But you can try to edit the file "/etc/pam.d/usermin", no?
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First problem while looking into this is I cannot ssh in using putty using the test user that was setup during the initial openLDAP installation, I do not appear to have a /etc/pam.d/ssh as in the article hyperlink, finally the /etc/pam.d/webmin file only has 4 simple include entries :-(
Still Stuck !
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What are the entries in file (/etc/pam.d/webmin)?
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Hi
Please see screenshot ! /etc/pam.d/webmin
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Strange this file content... I expected something like this:

http://piiis.blogspot.com/2009/05/pamldap-authentication-for-webmin.html
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Solved... The problem lay in the /etc/webmin/miniserv.conf file. I added the line allow=0.0.0.0 &hey presto, still no idea how it disappeared though !

Thanks for trying to help though !!
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Unfortunately, earlier answers did not point to the file in question...Sorry
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