Installing Cockpit on CentOS 8
Cockpit is an open-source web-based interface that allows easy administration of Linux servers. It provides a user-friendly and intuitive way to manage various aspects of your server, including system monitoring, network configuration, package installation, user management, and more. This makes it an ideal tool for administrators who prefer a web-based interface for managing multiple servers.
To install Cockpit on CentOS 8, follow these steps:
Step 1: Update Packages
sudo dnf update
Step 2: Install Cockpit
sudo dnf install cockpit
Step 3: Start and Enable Cockpit
sudo systemctl start cockpit
sudo systemctl enable cockpit
Step 4: Allow Cockpit through the Firewall
sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=cockpit
sudo firewall-cmd --reload
Step 5: Accessing Cockpit
Open a web browser and enter your server's IP address followed by the Cockpit port number (default: 9090), for example: `http://your_server_ip:9090`
You will be prompted to enter your system credentials to login to Cockpit. Once logged in, you will have access to the Cockpit dashboard, where you can manage various aspects of your CentOS server.
That's it! You have successfully installed and configured Cockpit on CentOS 8. Now you can easily manage and monitor your server through the web-based interface provided by Cockpit. Enjoy the convenience and simplicity that Cockpit brings to server administration.
Please note that Cockpit is not limited to CentOS 8; it is supported on various Linux distributions, including Fedora, Ubuntu, and Debian.
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