The Ajenti Project consists of Ajenti Core and set of stock plugins forming the Ajenti Panel.
- Ajenti Core: Web interface development framework which includes a web server, IoC container, a simplistic web framework and set of core components aiding in client-server communications.
- Ajenti Panel: Consists of plugins developed for the Ajenti Core and a startup script, together providing a server administration panel experience.
Install Ajenti Control Panel on Ubuntu 20.04
The Ajenti control panel can be installed on Ubuntu 18.04+ Linux system. The good thing about this installation is that it is purely automated.
Step 1: Update System
Make sure you’re working on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04 server. A lot of dependencies will be installed automatically.
Update and upgrade your Ubuntu machine.
sudo apt update sudo apt dist-upgrade
If the upgrade is completed reboot the system before initiating installation of Ajenti on Ubuntu 20.04.
sudo systemctl reboot
Step 2: Install Ajenti on Ubuntu 20.04
There is a script provided for the installation of Ajenti control panel on Ubuntu 20.04. First download the script with curl.
curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ajenti/ajenti/master/scripts/install.sh
Run the installer script with sudo command.
sudo bash ./install.sh
The installation of Ajenti on Ubuntu 20.04 could take some time depending on your internet connection. once it finishes you should get output like below.
.... :: Installing initscript /usr/bin/systemctl Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/ajenti.service → /lib/systemd/system/ajenti.service. :: Complete Ajenti will be listening at HTTP port 8000 Log in with your root password or another OS user
Confirm there is a service listening on 8000.
# ss -tunelp | grep 8000 tcp LISTEN 0 10 0.0.0.0:8000 0.0.0.0:* users:(("/usr/local/bin/",pid=21271,fd=9),("/usr/bin/python",pid=21264,fd=9)) ino:31300 sk:5 <->
Step 3: Open Ajenti Web Console on Ubuntu 20.04
Open your server IP address or hostname on port 8000 from your browser.
The Logins are your root password or another OS user.
Additional plugins can be installed under GENERAL > Plugins
Same for SYSTEM > Packages > APT|PIP
Systemd service managing the Panel is called ajenti.
$ systemctl status ajenti ● ajenti.service - Ajenti panel Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/ajenti.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Active: active (running) since Wed 2020-06-10 17:31:58 CEST; 25min ago Process: 21260 ExecStart=/usr/bin/python3 /usr/local/bin/ajenti-panel -d (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Main PID: 21264 (/usr/bin/python) Tasks: 14 (limit: 18721) Memory: 273.9M CGroup: /system.slice/ajenti.service ├─21264 /usr/bin/python3 /usr/local/bin/ajenti-panel ├─21594 /usr/local/bin/ajenti-panel worker [restricted session] └─21613 /usr/local/bin/ajenti-panel worker [session 1] ....
This can be restarted anytime as required.
sudo systemctl restart ajenti
Enjoy using Ajenti to manage your Ubuntu 20.04 Server from a web console.