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Terminal / Console

The Cockpit Web Console provides a feature-complete terminal interface in the web browser without requiring setup and configuration of an SSH client. This allows administration of the node from anywhere!

Use of the web console Terminal and an SSH client is fully interactive and interchangeable.

  1. Log in to the web console with administrator privileges. For details, see Cockpit Basics.

  2. Click Terminal in the web console menu on the left.

  3. You will be connected to a terminal of the user that you logged in with. Terminal User

  4. To execute commands as root, either prefix the command with sudo: Terminal User

  5. One can enter a root session completely by issueing the command sudo -s: Terminal User

Note: Some content copied from Managing systems using the RHEL9 web console which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution–Share Alike 3.0 Unported license ("CC-BY-SA")