Manage LXC Container with LXC Web Panel – A Web Based Interface
LXC Web Panel is a web-based administration tool to manage Linux containers; it is available for Ubuntu 12.04 and later. LXC web panel is released under MIT license.
Using LXC web panel, you can perform.
- Creating Linux Containers
- Start, stop, and freeze the Linux Containers
- Cloning Linux Containers
- Deleting Containers
- LXC Networking
- User Management
- Rebooting LXC host
Assuming that, you have Linux Container installed on Ubuntu 16.04.
For Ubuntu 16.04, please install python-setuptools. Skip for other versions.
$ sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
Installing LXC Web Panel:
Run the following command on the terminal to perform the automatic installation of LXC web panel,
$ wget https://lxc-webpanel.github.io/tools/install.sh -O - | sudo bash
Once the installation is completed, open up your web browser and navigate it to “http://your-ip-address:5000.”
Working with LXC Web Panel:
Login with username “admin” and password “admin“.
After successful login, LXC web panel will take you to the homepage where you can get an overview of LXC environment. Here, you can do most of the container management like creation, cloning, starting, stopping, freezing, and deletion.
You can get the detailed information of a container by clicking on the container name at the homepage.
With LXC web panel, you can also manage container networking.
Manage LXC web panel users by going to “Users” page.
Perform the cloning of a container using below steps.
You can also create a new container by click on “Create CT”
Updating LXC Web Panel:
Please copy and paste the following command in the terminal.
$ wget https://lxc-webpanel.github.io/tools/update.sh -O - | sudo bash
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