Running Ajenti

Starting service

Packages install binary ajenti-panel and initscript ajenti. You can ensure the service is running:

service ajenti restart


/etc/init.d/ajenti restart

Ajenti can be run in a verbose debug mode:

ajenti-panel -v

The panel will be available on HTTPS port 8000 by default. The default username is root, and the password is admin

Commandline options

  • -c, –config <file> - Use given config file instead of default
  • -v - Debug/verbose logging
  • -d, –daemon - Run in background (daemon mode)
  • –set-platform <id> - Override OS detection


Running ajenti with -v enables additional logging and Exconsole emergency console (see

Exconsole can be triggered by a crash, sending SIGQUIT or pressing Ctrl-\ on the controlling terminal.

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