Last Updated: 17 April 2018
By Maynard Paton

Configuring Virtualmin With The
Post-Installation Wizard

Welcome to Part 8 of Installing Sendy and Virtualmin on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This page describes how to configure Virtualmin on your AWS server using Virtualmin's post-installation wizard. (Source: Digital Ocean)


Throughout the initial Virtualmin set-up process, you may occasionally encounter the following Connection Lost message: 

My Troubleshooting Virtualmin page should help resolve the problem.

Here are the steps to follow

1) Within your browser, log in to Virtualmin by navigating to Your Virtualmin Installation URL: 

(For the purposes of this guide, I have used

The username is root and the password is the server root password you set within Part 3. Then click Sign in.

2) If you have just completed Part 7, the Introduction to the Post-Installation Wizard should appear:

Click Next.

(Note: Most of the following selections will be the default Virtualmin settings.)

3) Choose your Memory use settings:

Select No for Preload Virtualmin libraries? and select Yes for Run email domain lookup server?

Then click Next.

4) Choose your Virus scanning setting: 

Select No for Run ClamAV server scanner?

Then click Next.

5) Choose your Spam filtering setting:

Select No for Run SpamAssassin server filter?

Then click Next.

6) Choose your Database servers settings:

Select Yes for Run MySQL database server? and select No for Run PostgreSQL database server?

Then click Next.

7) Set your MySQL root password:

Enter a password, and make sure it differs to your server root password set in Part 3

The MySQL root password will be used in Part 12.

Then click Next.

8) Choose your MySQL database size:

Select Large system (1G) on which MySQL is heavily used.

Then click Next.

9) Choose your primary nameserver:

The Primary nameserver should already be set to Your Sendy Installation URL

Then click Next.

10) Choose how you wish your passwords to be stored: 

Select only store hashed passwords.

Then click Next.

11) The All done message should now appear:

Click Next.

12) The following menu should now appear:

Click Re-check and refresh configuration.

13) Various messages should now appear, and you should be told that your system is ready for use by Virtualmin:​

14) Within the left-hand Virtualmin menu, select System Settings and then Features and Plugins:

Your list of Features and Plugins should match those shown below:


Should you ever wish to re-run the post-installation wizard, within the left-hand Virtualmin menu, select System Settings and then Re-Run Install Wizard:

Should you alter any settings through the post-installation wizard and wish to verify your new configuration, within the left-hand Virtualmin menu, select System Settings and then Re-Check Configuration:

15) All done!

Stay logged into Virtualmin, and click here to start Part 9. Alternatively, click here to return to the Introduction.

If you have any questions or comments about this page, please let me know so I can keep this website as helpful as possible.

Happy installing!

Maynard Paton

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