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[Discuss] webmin

On 01/24/2013 12:32 PM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>> at] On Behalf Of Mark Woodward
>> Has anyone used it? Are there better options? How's the security?
>> General opinions?
> Webmin is to linux as ASDM is to cisco.
> A powerful gui that dumbs down your admin tasks with all sorts of pitfalls and shortcomings that enable you to shoot yourself in the foot.

That's true of all GUI's atop of complex paradigms.  However, a 
reasonably intelligent person with a degree of understanding and 
restraint should be able to handle 90% of most admin tasks with it. Or 
at least that's what I am hoping.

I have been playing around with it, and I am less skeptical.

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