Re: Customizable web based GUI for Debian server and daemon administration?
When the date was Thursday 04 December 2008, Nick Lidakis wrote:
> I'm asking the list 'cause I don't know what exactly to Google for, so...
> Are there any tools that let one build a custom web based (GUI?) page
> that would let users control and configure a small Debian based server?
> I'm looking to put something together that would let a non-techie user
> configure music player daemon configuration options from a web page;
> much like users configure a simple SOHO router. I need something that
> could configure MPD as well as NFS or other network attached server
> Specifically, I have friends who are very interested in my custom music
> server: ALIX single board computer, Debian based Voyage Linux, MPD, and
> USB audio output; all running from compact flash. They don't know a
> thing about ssh or using text editors for configuration, so I'm trying
> to figure out the easiest way for them to configure their system. As a
> long time Monowall user, the web based approach first came to mind.
Depending on the configurability you want, a couple of custom made PHP
scripts that manipulate config files could be enough for a minimal,
lightweight web-based configuration tool.
Michael Iatrou (xyqn)