Ajenti is a simple, lightweight, free and open source tool with a web-based administration control panel. It allowing to manage ubuntu servers and this is similar to Webmin. Ajenti is provides fast and responsive web interface for managing small server set-ups and also best suitable for VPS and 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.
Connecting To Your VPS
1) Establish a SSH connection to your virtual server and authenticate as root by using follownig commands
2) Download the latest package files by using following commands :
Importing the repository key
The following command downloads the key and automatically adds it to your system.
wget http://repo.ajenti.org/debian/key -O- | apt-key add –
Adding the APT repository
1) To Add the repository to your sources.list by using the following command
echo “deb http://repo.ajenti.org/ng/debian main main ubuntu” >> /etc/apt/sources.list
2) Navigate to the end of the file and paste the following line
deb http://repo.ajenti.org/debian main main debian
3) Save this changes and Exit.
Step 1 : Update the package sources.
Step 2 : Install ajenti package by using following commands
apt-get update && apt-get install ajenti -y
Step 3 : Start the service by using following commands
service ajenti restart
Step 4 : If you are using UFW firewall open port 8000 to enable access to the control panel by using following command
ufw allow 8000
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Ajenti.
Quick automatic installation then use following commands
wget -O- https://raw.github.com/ajenti/ajenti/1.x/scripts/install-ubuntu.sh | sudo sh
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