Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server

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  1. swelljoe says:

    You can also alter the resolv.conf file in Webmin itself, by browsing to Webmin (tab in the upper left corner)->Networking->Network Configuration->Hostname and DNS client->DNS Servers. Then click Save (you don’t need to click the “Apply Configuration” button on the main network configuration page, as the resolv.conf is checked every time a resolver request is made).

    The reason this test exists is to insure that the “Preview website” features work, even before DNS resolution is working for domains (i.e. even before you have registered the domain and have glue records pointing to your DNS servers).

    Thanks for checking out Virtualmin!

  1. February 24, 2016

    […] server configuration after completing the steps above and potentially generate a warning of “Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS serv…“. Fixing this warning is pretty easy by opening the Webmin tab and going to […]

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