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Re: [Xen-users] Has anyone done a Webmin module for Xen?

To: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Has anyone done a Webmin module for Xen?
From: Tim Post <echo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 19:16:11 +0800
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On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 11:36 +0100, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Tim Post wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 09:41 +0100, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> >   
> >> I'm looking at the domain creation pains in the neck managing active or 
> >> shutdown domains, and the difficulty of monitoring Xen in a 
> >> non-commercially installed setup without having to log into the Xen server.
> >>
> >> It strikes me that Webmin has already done a huge amount of the 
> >> necessary user management, resource management, and user interface work 
> >> for just this sort of application. Is anyone developing such a module?
> >>     
> >
> > I'm working on a plugin for GNUPanel (http://gnupanel.org) , it is slow
> > going because all of the function names in GNUPanel are in Spanish :)
> >
> > The developers say they will have most of it translated (it has an
> > English language file, its the code itself that is in Spanish) within
> > the next month. 
> >
> > I have all of the components done, I just need to make a nice PHP front
> > end to use them.
> >   
> Hmm. Yo puedo leer español. Is it that nice of an interface? Better than 
> webmin?

Yeah, its actually a lot better. They also do stats collection
differently, store all of the apache / virtual host stuff in a pgsql
database, its a really well written framework that lends well to
plugins. I've never had much luck with webmin.

All that really needs to be done to let 'the world' work on it is the
function translations. I believe its about to become an official GNU
project once that's been completed.

I think there is a demo of the new version available from their site.
It's not quite as nice as C-Panel/Plesk, but almost.

The last I heard from Jorge (developer), they were working on porting
over the bulk of the PHP stuff for English function names, what would
remain are some of the perl daemons and bash helpers.


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