Cacti Installation procedure on Fedora/CentOS

Package Required by Cacti :

Now we will install the above pacakges on our linux box.

Create a database called cacti, enter:

Create a user called cacti with a password called demo123, enter:

We have to start the snmpd service and add it to the startup programms.

Now we will install Cacti

Type the following command to install cacti tables (you need to type the cacti user password):

Edit the db connection file

Make changes as follows:

Open /etc/httpd/conf.d/cacti.conf file, enter:

Now we will start the httpd service

Open /etc/cron.d/cacti file, and uncomment the line:

Now cacti is ready to install. Fire a webbrowser and type the url:

The default username and password for cacti is admin / admin

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Tapas Mishra

Sr. Engineer (DevOps)
Loves to work on Opensource products. Having experience on Linux environment. Knowledge on Public cloud services like AWS, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, Linode. Please don't hesitate to give a comment on the posts. Your comments are my strength.

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