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cockpit-ws: Start an HTTP server on a specific port.
$ cockpit-ws --port ${port}
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This command starts up a Cockpit web server using a specified port value.

Here is the breakdown of the command:

  • cockpit-ws: This is the name of the executable program or script that starts the Cockpit web server. It is typically located in the system's path or in a specific directory. This command assumes that the cockpit-ws executable is available.

  • --port ${port}: This is an option passed to the cockpit-ws program to specify the port on which the server should listen for incoming connections. The ${port} represents a placeholder for the actual port number that should be used.

To use this command, you need to replace ${port} with the desired port number. For example, if you want the server to listen on port 8080, the command would be:

cockpit-ws --port 8080

By executing this command, the Cockpit web server will start and bind to the specified port, enabling you to access the Cockpit interface through a web browser by navigating to http://localhost:${port}.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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