Category: openLSM

openLSM (open source Linux Server Management) -Third anniversary!! -Third anniversary!!

Dear All,

Today , we are celebrating third anniversary!!. We have successfully completed three years of social contribution in open source and free software movement. I am very much sure that our existence and contribution is recognized and encouraged by many open source and free software contributors (gurus). It was simply impossible without your support, contribution and hard work.

We started with blogging, sharing our knowledge, ideas and even problems!! also. This is helped us to learn new technologies, problem solving skills and many more things.

openlsm Project ~

development platform was released on 10th Jun 2009. We got positive response from users,community members, and other open source communities. Please refer the article for more information


openlsm-0.99 released

openlsm-0.99 released

Dear All,

We are pleased to announce that the openslm-0.99 development platform released on 10th Jun 2009. We are sure that  all contributor’s of openlsm and community will start coding for openlsm…

* Please don’t forget to test openlsm and give your valuable feedback/suggestion!

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Download openlsm ~


What is openLSM?

openLSM is web-based control panel designed to make administration of website, GNU/Linux and Unix based operating system easy! openLSM handles all aspects of administration in its interface. It is free/open source software under GPL.

How to install openlsm ~

step 1) cd to the source directory

   ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/openlsm
    ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/openlsm --with-mysql=/usr/bin/mysql_config --enable-internal-pcre
    --with-geoip=/usr --with-ldap=/usr 	

   make install
step 2) openLSM is using 'openlsm' user and group. please create system user and group and set homedir
    /usr/local/openlsm or 'prefix' value. Confirm ownership/permission of '/usr/local/openlsm'
     directory after installation.

  addgroup --system openlsm
  adduser --system  --home /usr/local/openlsm --shell /bin/false --gid <gid_of_openlsm_group>  openlsm

step 3) How to create a self signed certificate for SSL/TLS

 dd if=/dev/random  of=/tmp/random.dat bs=1024 count=1

 $ openssl genrsa   -out  /usr/local/openlsm/etc/openlsm/ssl/openlsm-certificate.key
    -rand /tmp/random.dat 2048
 $ openssl req -new -key /usr/local/openlsm/etc/openlsm/ssl/openlsm-certificate.key
   -out /usr/local/openlsm/etc/openlsm/ssl/openlsm-certificate.csr

 #generate certificate
 $ openssl x509 -req -days 365 -set_serial 1 -in
   -signkey /usr/local/openlsm/etc/openlsm/ssl/openlsm-certificate.key
   -out /usr/local/openlsm/etc/openlsm/ssl/openlsm-certificate.crt

step 4) please check permission, ownership of /usr/local/openlsm directory and file
        path in openlsm.conf  configuration file...

start openlsm with script in  contrib directory…

./contrib/openlsm start

URL ~ http://<server_name_or_ip>:4050/ or


enjoy !!

IndianGNU & openlsm

Willing to contribute ? – openLSM

Willing to contribute ? – openLSM

Introduction- openLSM – is open source Linux Server Management project. This project is hosted by

We all know how our life is easy due to open source projects and communites. But there are very few Indians who were contributing to Global open and free software community. We really don’t know why?..

* openLSM projects is started by to fullfill this gap. Let’s contribute to global open and free software community.

* Please visit the project sites for more details –