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 Post subject: [INFO] Cacti Beginners Guide Book for Cacti Version 1.0
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:13 pm 
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My new book is finally released. It's a complete re-write to Cacti 1.x

Here's an overview of the topics contained:

  • Installing Cacti
  • Using Graphs to Monitor Networks and Devices
  • Creating and Using Templates
  • User Management
  • Data Management
  • Cacti Maintenance
  • Network and Server Monitoring
  • Plugin Architecture
  • Plugins
  • Threshold Monitoring with Thold
  • Enterprise Reporting
  • Cacti Automation for NOC
  • Migrate Cacti to a new Server
  • Multiple Pollers with Cacti

Amazon Germany: Image Amazon US: ImagePublisher Site (PatkPub):Image

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 Post subject: Re: Cacti Beginners Guide Book for Cacti Version 1.0
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:25 pm 
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That would be an interesting read given I've started supporting cacti in my own time. I'll have to see if I can get my boss to spring for it at work since we use it there... though it may be tricky given the year end ;-)

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 Post subject: Re: Cacti Beginners Guide Book for Cacti Version 1.0
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:48 am 
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I just got my copy

Congrats

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 Post subject: Re: [INFO] Cacti Beginners Guide Book for Cacti Version 1.0
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:09 am 
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phalek wrote:
I'm also looking for some Cacti users to review the book. I've been notified by my publisher that there are 10 books available free for distribution with a request to leave a review at Amazon. Please PM or send me an email at [email protected] with some details ( Email, Cacti experience ) so I can forward it.


Anyone who wants to take part in this ?

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CereusServer Agent:   SYSTEM STATS: Time:27.4840 Method:spine Processes:1 Threads:8 Hosts:16 HostsPerProcess:16 DataSources:114576 RRDsProcessed:48061


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 Post subject: Re: [INFO] Cacti Beginners Guide Book for Cacti Version 1.0
PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:38 pm 
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Well, I bought 2 and trying to get one of them to Rony this weekend. Lot's of new stuff in Cacti 1.x.

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