4. Devilbox intranet¶
The Devilbox intranet is your command & control center showing all kinds of information and settings currently in effect. It also offers third-party projects to do all sorts of database manipulation.
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The start page is there to check if everything works as expected. It shows all desired Docker
containers you wanted to start and if they succeeded, as well as their ports, mount points and
special settings applied via
The virtual host page displays all available projects and let’s you know if their configuration is correct, such as DNS settings or document root.
The email page displays all emails that would have been sent, but were caught by the integrated email catch-all functionality.
There are several database pages for MySQL and NoSQL databases giving you an overview about what is currently in place, how many databases/schemas and or recors and what size they take up.
The following example shows the database page for MySQL:
Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP. Conversely to phpMyAdmin, it consist of a single file ready to deploy to the target server. Adminer is available for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS SQL, Oracle, Firebird, SimpleDB, Elasticsearch and MongoDB.
phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations on MySQL and MariaDB. Frequently used operations (managing databases, tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc) can be performed via the user interface, while you still have the ability to directly execute any SQL statement.
If you share your projects over a LAN, but do not want anybody to view the Devilbox intranet, you can also password protect it.
If you want a more production-like setup, you can also fully disable the Devilbox intranet. This is achieved internally by removing the default virtual host which serves the intranet. When the intranet is disabled, there is no way to access it.
In order to do so, have a look at the following