Setup Cacti Server Ubuntu Server Edition

I am having the time of my life with my new virtualization server. I am setting up a cacti server which will give me nice graphs and charts regarding where the performance of my network is experiencing bottlenecks.

Setup

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32bit running inside an openVz container.

Update your repositories.

<code>

        apt-get update

        apt-get upgrade

</code>

Install Apache, PHP and MySql (LAMP)

Restart the service

<code>

        apt-get install apache2

        apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

        /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

</code>

Install MySQL

<code>

        apt-get install mysql-server

</code>

There are other steps to take if you want this database to be accessible across the network. If you are so inclined, you may continue the tutorial found here.

http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_lamp_for_newbies

Now we are about to install cacti

<code>

        apt-get install cacti-spine

</code>

Follow the onscreen commands.

Navigate to http://localhost/cacti

where localhost is the ip address of the server you are trying to configure.

The default name and password is

admin

admin

You will be required to change these on first login

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http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-and-configure-cacti-monitoring-tool-in-ubuntu-9-10-karmic-server.html

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About spuder
spuder is a "super computer" support engineer by day, and tinkerer / hobbyist by night.

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