56.8. Remote Procedure Calls

Webmin versions 0.82 and above have several common functions for executing code on remote Webmin servers. They are used by some of the standard modules (such as those in the Cluster category) to control multiple servers from a single interface and may be useful in your own modules as well. These functions, all of which have names starting with remote_, let you call functions, evaluate Perl code, and transfer data to and from other systems running Webmin.

Before a master server can make RPC calls to a remote host, it must be registered in the Webmin Servers Index module on the master system. The Link type field must be set to Login via Webmin and a username and password must be entered. The specified user should be ...

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