How to Install Cockpit on CentOS 7


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Installing Cockpit on CentOS 7

Cockpit is a web-based graphical interface for managing and monitoring Linux systems. It offers a user-friendly way to perform common administrative tasks, such as managing users and groups, configuring networking, monitoring system performance, and more.

To install Cockpit on CentOS 7, follow the steps below:

  1. Connect to your CentOS 7 server using SSH
  2. Update the system using the following command:
    yum update -y
  3. Install Cockpit using the following command:
    yum install cockpit -y
  4. Start the Cockpit service:
    systemctl start cockpit
  5. Enable the Cockpit service to start on boot:
    systemctl enable cockpit
  6. Open the firewall to allow access to Cockpit:
    firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=cockpit
    firewall-cmd --reload

Once the installation and configuration are completed, you can access Cockpit by opening a web browser and navigating to:


Replace with the actual IP address or hostname of your CentOS 7 server.

On the login page, you can use the username and password of any user with administrative privileges on the system to log in to Cockpit.

Now you should have Cockpit successfully installed on your CentOS 7 server, providing you with an easy-to-use web-based interface for managing and monitoring your Linux system.

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