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by bpowers7
Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Plugin: (Threshold)
Topic: Baseline only?
Replies: 2
Views: 1942

Re: Baseline only?

Is there any good documentation on how to setup baseline thold monitoring?
I just can't seem to locate any docs/posts that walks through the process.

Thanks,
by bpowers7
Fri Sep 18, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: Help: General
Topic: bulk conversion of 32 bit counters into 64 bit counters
Replies: 8
Views: 9880

Any update?

I too am looking to make this change to about 800 items in my cacti config. Would really love to understand an easy way to assocaite the "Output Type ID" of "In/Out Bits (64-bit Counters)" to these 800+ interfaces that currently are set to use the 32-bit version. RRDTool will update the .rrd files, ...
by bpowers7
Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: Help: Linux/Unix Specific
Topic: Graphs not updating with cactid
Replies: 14
Views: 5703

same issue

I have upgraded to the latest Cacti 0.8.6i reelase as well as the Cactid 0.8.6i release from a pevious CactiCactid 0.8.6g version and I am seeing the exact same issue. The graphs update without any errors when running the cmd.php poller, but as soon as I change Cacti to use the cactid feature, the ....
by bpowers7
Mon Jun 26, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Scripts and Templates
Topic: [XML] Netscreen CPU Memory and Session stats
Replies: 40
Views: 95205

No graphs

I can not seem to get the graphs to work. This is what my graph output looks like in Cacti: (attached) I can run the script successfully (I receive valid output), but I can not get the graphs to paint. Shell output: (shell)./netscreen_stats.pl xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx public cpu1:2 cpu5:2 cpu15:2 memory_allo...
by bpowers7
Fri May 19, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Informational/HOWTO's
Topic: [HOWTO] RHEL4/Cacti-start to finish install instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 47063

I'm not a pro on RHEL or Cacti either :wink: They key to my statement about the crontab, is that you should edit cactiuser's crontab, NOT root's. If you are at the shell prompt and type: crontab -e (while logged in as root), you will see root's crontab. I would delete the */5 * * * * cactiuser php /...
by bpowers7
Thu May 18, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: Informational/HOWTO's
Topic: [HOWTO] RHEL4/Cacti-start to finish install instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 47063

What I meant by editing "cactiuser's crontab" is that in my example, cactiuser is the user account which has the permissions setup to 'run' cacti. Since the polling for the RRDTOOL is done through linux crontab schedules - I made the adjustment to "cactiuser's" crontab rather than root's. The origin...
by bpowers7
Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: Informational/HOWTO's
Topic: [HOWTO] RHEL4/Cacti-start to finish install instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 47063

Reposted files

Reposted as .PDF's as requested.
by bpowers7
Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Informational/HOWTO's
Topic: [HOWTO] RHEL4/Cacti-start to finish install instructions
Replies: 18
Views: 47063

[HOWTO] RHEL4/Cacti-start to finish install instructions

:wink: After wrestling with - not only the Linux, but Cacti installs - I decided to make this my first post to give back to the community. You will find attached, 2 separate documents detailing the steps necessary for the Redhat and Cacti installations. As this was my personal install, you may or ma...
by bpowers7
Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Scripts and Templates
Topic: Monitor Vmware ESX
Replies: 238
Views: 485514

Host names

how can I get the graphs to post the virtual server name instead of the 'vmIDX'?