How to install Ajenti on CentOS 7 or RHEL7

Simple instructions on how to install Ajenti on CentOS 7 or RHEL7.

Ajenti is based on python and it requires EPEL repositories, so we’ll need to start by adding those onto our server first:

Now update yum:

Add repository key:

Next step is to install Ajenti package:

And once this is done, we can start the service:

At this point you should be able to load it and connect with the default Ajenti port 8000 by going to: https://IP_ADDRESS:8000

This is what you should see now:


Login with the default username is root, and the password is admin.

Once done, you’ll see following screen and you’ve successfully completed installation of Ajenti:


If the page doesn’t load, it’s possible your CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 system has enabled FirewallD and you need to create a permanent exception for port 8080. Do this:

Now restart FirewallD service and see if the page loads:


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