January 5, 2021 / Nirav Shah
Cockpit is a free and super easy to use web-based tool that makes managing servers simple. The guys working at Cockpit proudly define it as:
“See your server in a web browser and perform system tasks with a mouse. It’s easy to start containers, administer storage, configure networks, and inspect logs.”
Some of its features are
Now, let us see how we can install it on an Ubuntu machine. But before that, you have to add a 9090 port in your security group.
First let us update the system packages
$sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
$sudo apt install cockpit
$sudo systemctl start cockpit
$sudo systemctl status cockpit
Cockpit on the Web
After successful installation hit your IP or domain and make sure the Cockpit is working on port number 9090. Something like below:
For more information please you can visit this page.
As a Director of Eternal Web Private Ltd an AWS consulting partner company, Nirav is responsible for its operations. AWS, cloud-computing and digital transformation are some of his favorite topics to talk about. His key focus is to help enterprises adopt technology, to solve their business problem with the right cloud solutions.
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