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Webmin stops with connection refused

Webmin just stops working and when you try to access the site in a browser you get the following message:

This site can’t be reached

hostname.domain.com refused to connect.

Try:

ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

Solution:

Try restarting webmin to see if this solves the problem. Check the status first though to make sure this is the case.

[root@host ~]# service webmin status
Webmin is stopped

Then start it:

[root@host ~]# service webmin start

Webmin should be running again now.

Webmin should have never stopped working in the first place. You should examine the various log files to see if you can find out why. The webmin log files locations are:

/var/webmin/miniserv.error
/var/webmin/miniserv.log
/var/webmin/webmin.log

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