Cacti 0.8 Network Monitoring
S. M. Ibrahim Lavlu, Dinangkur Kundu
With loads of screenshots and illustrations and easy step-by-step instructions, this book is ideal for beginners in the network monitoring business. This book is for anyone who wants to manage a network using Cacti. You don't have to be a Linux Guru to use this book.
very friendly bunch. They have already created hundreds of templates for various different devices and graphs. A couple of useful templates that you can download are: 1. Apache stats Template: http://forums.cacti.net/about9861.html— useful for web server. 2. MySQL Stats Template: http://forums.cacti.net/about11010.html. 3. Graph templates for Squid: http://forums.cacti.net/about4142.html. 4. Windows uptime statistics: http://forums.cacti.net/about10514.html. You will get lots of templates at
NET-SNMP—an application suite for SNMP and its implementation in Cacti-network monitoring tool. What is SNMP? SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol. It is a component of the Internet Protocol Suite commonly known as TCP/IP, defined by Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Developed in 1988 to provide network-devicemonitoring capability for TCP/IP-based networks, SNMP was approved as an internet standard in 1990 by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and has been in wide use
script query must be defined under this tag. query->fields>dskDevice Each defined field in the script query must have a unique name given to it. Do not use spaces or any non-alphanumeric characters, this name must be identifiable within Cacti. query->fields>dskDevice>name Here, you can specify a 'friendly name' for the field. This name will be used by Cacti to help the user identify this field. query->fields>dskDevice- Input: Input values are the 'known' values that you will use to derive
Source Type [snmp_oid] Here, you need to define how the data from the OID should be stored by RRDTool and interpreted on the graph. Possible values are GAUGE and COUNTER. If the value of the OID represents the actual data, you should use GAUGE for this field. If the OID value is a constantly incrementing number, you should use COUNTER for this field. The two remaining field values, DERIVE and ABSOLUTE can be ignored in most situations. OID This is the actual SNMP OID to graph. It is typically
Internet gateways, mail, backup, revision control, and over all security. On rare occasions, he's away from his computer and you can find him reading books on String theory and gazing at Math books. I dedicate this book—Dipty Rani Kundu and Ranjit Kumar Kundu, most extraordinary and beloved ones in my life, because of your love and blessing I am here and continuing my journey. I also thank my sweet wife Suravi Sarkar for her faithful support in writing this book. Specially, my younger brother