Find out how to install and use a graphical monitoring tool. Explore Cockpit in this video.
- [Instructor] While we can log into…the server through SSH and look at this log…and that log and monitor resources,…it can be much easier to get a dashboard view…of what our server's up to.…There are a number of packages…that offer this capability.…Webmin and Cockpit are two popular choices.…Let's take a look at Cockpit which provides…some helpful charts and basic administrative…capabilities right in the browser.…Here, on the server, I'll make sure…that my packager lists are updated…with apt update.…
And then I'll install cockpit with…apt install cockpit.…I'll press y to install the software.…This starts up a web service on port 9090.…So I'll add a firewall rule to allow traffic through…with ufw allow 9090/tcp.…Once that's done, I'll open up the browser on my client…and visit http://…the address of my server, :9090.…
Here I am prompted about connection security.…I'll choose Advanced and Add Exception…and confirm the security exception.…And here's the login screen for Cockpit.…I can login with my user…or with any user in the administrative group.…
- Installing Ubuntu Server
- Configuring remote access with SSH
- Configuring the firewall
- Configuring networking with Netplan
- Managing users
- Configuring for scale
- Securing an HTTP server with TLS
- Hosting an application
- Setting up a forwarding DNS server
- Sending email with Postfix
Skill Level Beginner
Lab setup1m 26s
1. Ubuntu Server
2. Securing and Monitoring Your Server
3. Configuring and Managing the Server
4. Exploring Common Services
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