For those of you who didn’t know, Ajenti is a simple and easy to use admin panel that can be used to manage server tasks from any web browser a bit similar to the webmin module. Ajenti is a much powerful and lightweight tool, that provides fast and responsive web interface for managing small server set-ups and also best suitable for VPS or Dedicated servers. It has built with many pre-made plugins for configuring and monitoring server software’s and services such as Apache, Cron, File System, Firewall, MySQL, Nginx, Munin, Samba, FTP, Squid and many other tools like File Manager, Code Editor for developers and Terminal access.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple. I will show you through the step by step installation Ajenti control panel in Ubuntu 14.04 server.
Install Ajenti Control Panel on Ubuntu 14.04
Step 1. First, you need to add the Ajenti repository and its key.
wget http://repo.ajenti.org/debian/key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb http://repo.ajenti.org/debian main main debian" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
Step 2. Install Ajenti Control Panel.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ajenti
Step 3. Start Ajenti service.
Restart ajenti daemon with following command:
sudo service ajenti restart
Step 4. Access Ajenti Control Panel.
After installing the Ajenti control panel will be available on HTTPS port 8000 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to https://yourdomain.com:8000 or https://server-ip:8000 and enter default username “admin” or “root” and password is “admin“. If you are using a firewall, please open port 8000 to enable access to the control panel.
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Ajenti. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Ajenti control panel on Ubuntu 14.04 system in CentOS 6 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Ajenti web site.