Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

Written by Mike on October 31, 2008 – 1:42 pm -

In previous article I have explained how to install and configure PowerDNS with MySQL. Now, I am going to explain the steps to install PowerAdmin which can be used as Web Client or front End to create and manage DNS Zones through PowerDNS.

Download and Installation of PowerAdmin

1) Download PowerAdmin from https://www.poweradmin.org/trac/wiki/GettingPoweradmin and extract it.

2) Copy poweradmin folder to the document root of the webserver i.e. /var/www/html

Configuring PowerAdmin

STEP: 1
Browse xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/poweradmin/install where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be the IP of the Server. You will get following screen when you browse your the Power admin.

pwradmin1 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

Select the Language in which you want to install PowerAdmin and press “Goto step 2″

STEP: 2
Following screen will show you a warning about backing up existing database before you proceed with. As per suggestion I would too suggest you to take backup of existing database. If you are doing a fresh install you can proceed to “step 3″

pwradmin2 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

STEP: 3

Here you will have to provide information of Database, user and its login and admin password. As per the image given below:

pwradmin3 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

STEP: 4 and 5

Now you will have to provide the Database username (if you have created for the ddatabase power_admin). We have used user as root and its login details. Now Press “Goto steps 5″ and then press “Go to Step 6″

pwradmin4 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

pwradmin5 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client


STEP: 6

Create a file as /path/to/poweradmin/inc/config.inc.php and copy and paste the contents from “<?php ?>” (Text shown in the Red box).

pwradmin6 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client


STEP: 7
If you get following on your screen; then PowerAdmin has been installed and configured on the server. This screen will also provide you the Admin login details using which you will able to login into the PowerAdmin.

pwradmin71 Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

Now remove the install Directory from PowerAdmin folder and access PowerAdmin using URL http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/poweradmin/ and use the login details provided by PowerAdmin.

login Installation of PowerAdmin Web Client

That’s All :)


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