Cockpit - Web Portal for Administrator
This chapter provides introductions and tutorial on Cockpit, a Web portal for Linux administrators. Topics include instroduction of Cockpit; installing and configuring Cockpit; removing 'Web console' welcome message.
What Is Cockpit
Install and Configure Cockpit
"Web console" Login Welcome Message
- Cockpit is a Web portal that allows administrators to
carry out administrative tasks on Linux systems remotely.
- Cockpit on CentOS systems can be installed by "dnf install cockpit" command.
- Cockpit on CentOS systems can be enabled and started by "systemctl enable/start ..." commands.
- Cockpit on CentOS systems can be accessed by "https://192.168.1.100:9090",
with a self-signed server certificate.
- Cockpit "Web console" login welcome message can be removed by providing
an empty MOTD (Message Of The Day) file in /run/cockpit/motd.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction to Linux Systems
►Cockpit - Web Portal for Administrator
Files and Directories
Users and Groups
Block Devices and Partitions
LVM (Logical Volume Manager)
SELinux - Security-Enhanced Linux
Network Connection on CentOS
Internet Networking Tools
Software Package Manager on CentOS - DNF and YUM
vsftpd - Very Secure FTP Daemon
Postfix - Mail Transport Agent (MTA)
Dovecot - IMAP and POP3 Server
Email Client Tools - Mail User Agents (MUA)
LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
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