PacktLib: Cacti 0.8 Network Monitoring

Cacti 0.8 Network Monitoring

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

Preface

Cacti Overview

What is Cacti?

Why Cacti?

Cacti operation

Basic knowledge on Net-SNMP

Basic knowledge on RRDtool

Summary

Prerequisites and Installing Cacti on Linux

Cacti's prerequisites

Installing Cacti

Upgrading Cacti

Patch

Summary

Using Graphs to Manage Networks and Devices

Creating graphs

SNMP support in Cacti

Creating a graph for the device

Organizing graphs

Summary

Creating and Using Templates

Types of Cacti templates

Summary

User Management

User Management console

Adding a user in Cacti

Editing a user

Other User Management options

Summary

NET-SNMP

What is SNMP?

How SNMP works?

Management Information Bases (MIBs)

Comparison of SNMP versions and security

Net-SNMP

Basic Net-SNMP commands

Summary

Data Management

Data input method

Data queries

SNMP query XML syntax

Script Query XML

Creating a graph for single SNMP OID

Summary

Cacti Management

Directory structure

Backup

Restoring from a backup

Poller cache

Command Line Interface

Summary