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Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 18:48:57 -0400
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH]webmin with camp and cygwin [OFF-TOPIC]
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Neither webmin, camp, nor apache are applications that ship with cygwin.

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On Sat, Oct 27, 2001 at 11:32:10PM +0200, Ralf Habacker wrote:
>for an intranet project in our company I have problems with iis and try to
>migrate to apache. Apache is avaliable for windows or cygwin, but graphical
>remote configuring apache was left. As I'm using webmin for other linux based
>web server, I tried to use webmin on cygwin for doing this.
>So I've downloaded camp 0.9 and webmin 0.88 and install it under cygwin 1.3.3.
>Then after installing webmin I run into problems, because the main page could
>be loaded, but if entering other pages in the server area ,for example apache,
>fails with a "500 bad header" error.
>Because my perl knowledge isn't good enough to understand and analyse
>this problem with webmin's miniserv (with perl 5.6.1), I tried to configure
>the camp distribution to enable apache configuring with webmin.
>Now it's working, except authentification. Currently it uses a default
>user 'admin' which is set in the apache VirtualHost configuration.
>To enable webmin with the apache server, add/patch the below mentioned files.
>Currently I have tested not very deeply, so there might be some more
>places to patch, but for me it works.
>1. restarting/stopping/starting apache does not work, because the webmin
>   frontend depends on the apache server and doing this actions causes
>   lost connections. So you have to restart apache remote over telnet or
>   something else.
>1. Install camp										http://apache.dev.wapme.net/packages/
>2. Install webmin 								http://www.webmin.com
> 	 use the "Linux from scratch" operations system
>3. patch the below mentioned files.
>4. restart apache
>5. Start a browser and enter 	http://webmin/
>	 (if you have used the below mentioned servername and HOSTS entry)
>Note: Because my apache and webmin configuration knowledge is only
>      very basic, please don't ask me for relating configuration hints.
>      If you have questions, please look in the faq or mailing list on
>      the relates web sites.
>Have fun
>Ralf Habacker
>/usr/local/apache/conf/http.conf - add text
># This must be first for providing working localhost
><VirtualHost *>
>    DocumentRoot /usr/local/apache/htdocs/
>    ServerName <your workstation name>
>    ErrorLog logs/error_log
>    CustomLog logs/access_log common
>  	DirectoryIndex index.html
>		<Directory />
>		    Options FollowSymLinks
>		    AllowOverride Options
>		</Directory>
><VirtualHost *>
>    ServerAdmin webmin AT localhost
>    DocumentRoot /usr/local/webmin-0.88/
>    ServerName webmin 	# or something else you want
>    ErrorLog logs/webmin-error_log
>    CustomLog logs/webmin-access_log common
>		SetEnv WEBMIN_CONFIG /etc/webmin
>		SetEnv WEBMIN_VAR 	 /var/webmin
>		SetEnv REMOTE_USER	 admin
>  	DirectoryIndex index.cgi
>	  AddHandler cgi-script cgi pl
>		<Directory />
>		    Options FollowSymLinks +ExecCGI
>		    AllowOverride Options
>		</Directory>
>NameVirtualHost *
>/c/winnt/system32/drivers/etc/hosts - add text
>webmin or other ip adress your pc support
>/usr/local/webmin-0.88/apache/reconfig_form.cgi - patch
>$ diff reconfig_form.cgi.orig  reconfig_form.cgi -ubB
>--- reconfig_form.cgi.orig      Sat Oct 27 20:52:34 2001
>+++ reconfig_form.cgi   Sat Oct 27 20:52:56 2001
>@@ -31,6 +31,12 @@
>        elsif ($l->{'words'}->[1] =~ /lib([^\/\s]+)\.so/ && -r "mod_$1.pl") {
>                $inst{"mod_$1"}++;
>                }
>+       elsif ($l->{'words'}->[1] =~ /(mod_\S+)\.dll/ && -r "$1.pl") {
>+               $inst{$1}++;
>+               }
>+       elsif ($l->{'words'}->[1] =~ /lib([^\/\s]+)\.dll/ && -r "mod_$1.pl") {
>+               $inst{"mod_$1"}++;
>+               }
>        }
> # build list of supported modules

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