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 includes dozens of pre-made plugins that allow you to configure your operating system and server software. The list of supported software includes Apache, Cron, CTDB, NFSD, Iptables, munin, MySQL, Netatalk, NGINX, PostgreSQL, Samba, lm-sensors, Squid3, Supervisor. He has a quick and agile, low memory consumption and useful tools like file manager, terminal and code editor interface – everything it takes to meet the needs of a sysadmin.
Besides being a server administration panel, Ajenti may also be used by developers as a rapid-development platform to create Web frontends, and by hardware vendors to create Web interfaces.
This tutorial shown how to install ajenti on Ubuntu Server (12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10) for use as a server administration panel.
Step by step Installing Ajenti Server Control Panel in Ubuntu Server 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04
Step 1. Ajenti package is not included in the default ubuntu repository, you need to add the PPA repository into file /etc/apt/sources.list.
sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://repo.ajenti.org/debian main main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
wget http://repo.ajenti.org/debian/key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
Step 2. Once PPA added, update the system
sudo apt-get update
Step 3. Now install the program with the command:
sudo apt-get install ajenti
Step 4. restart ajenti daemon with following command:
sudo service ajenti restart
After installing you need open the web browser from any computer in your network and enter the URL https://host_or_IP_Address:8000 (replace “host_or_IP_Address” with the Hostname or IP address of the computer where it was installed Ajenti). Log in with the username : root and password admin, and then start to configure and install plugins.
Screenshot Ajenti in Ubuntu Server: