Understanding the problem:System Monitoring using cockpit

Cockpit is a Linux web application that allows you to monitor system resources, add or remove accounts, monitor system usage, shut down the system and perform other tasks. Cockpit can be found at https://cockpit-project.org/

Source: https://cockpit-project.org/

Install Cockpit on CentOS 7 Linux

#yum install cockpit -y

#systemctl start cockpit

Configure the firewalld to allow accessing the web-interface

#firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=cockpit

#firewall-cmd --reload

Open your favorite browser and access the server at


Then enter your Linux username and password