Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 195.
Simplified support for external TLS termination
It’s now easier to configure Cockpit’s web server
cockpit-ws to run
TLS termination proxy.
If the proxy runs on the same machine, then
cockpit-ws can be run with
--for-tls-proxy option, which will adjust the allowed
https:// URLs. With this option, it’s no longer necessary to
Firewall: More support for zones
In addition to the support for adding services to specific zones in the last release, the firewall page now allows adding and removing of the zones themselves.
Machines: Additional storage options
During virtual machine creation it is now possible to select the storage pool to use for the machine.
It is now also possible to create a storage pool using a physical disk device as the backing store.
Finally, it is now possible to configure the disk cache policy when adding storage devices to virtual machines.
Machines: Support for changing memory allocation
The Machines page also gained support for changing the current and maximum memory allocations of a virtual machine.
Storage: Select encryption type separately from filesystem
The selection of the filesystem type and filesystem encryption options have been uncoupled on the storage page, allowing for the use of LUKS with filesytems other than ext4 and xfs.
Try it out
Cockpit 195 is available now: