Tuesday, May 28, 2019

RHEL8 - Web Console Cockpit Interface

RHEL8 - Web console cockpit interface

Very hand tool and faster as well to manage your system.

1. Install cockpit
# yum search cockpit
review the output

# yum install cockpit

2. firewall-cmd --list-all

enable port 9090

3. Login to your local system, you will get message if cockpit is enable.
# ssh user@localhost
Activate the web console with: systemctl enable --now cockpit.socket

The error shows that cockpit web interface is not enable.
Enable it,
# systemctl enable cockpit.scoket

Logout and login back, you will get the message with URL of the webconsole. Copy and paste on the browser.

Enter username/PW and also click enable previledge access..

Browse different memus from left pane.

System - check mem, cpu
logs - system logs
storage, play around,
you can expand root fs and other filesystems.

networking - firewall, network bonding, interface/IP

accounts - create account, change pw, add ssh

Services - lists all system services, ssh - > check log for ssh, start/stop/disable/enable service.

Applications - any other plugins
Giagnostic report - sos report
kernel dump - enable or disable
selinux - on or off, review the errors
software updates - upto date
subscription - current or unregister?
terminal - you can open terminal on the web browser.

you can switch to mobile interface as well.

Source: https://youtu.be/Z5JWsDIdDR8

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