Install Cacti (Network Monitoring) on RHEL/CentOS 7.x/6.x/5.x and Fedora 24-12

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363 Responses

  1. Gurudatta N.R says:

    Your mixing too many things in one post, Do it for one Os release, it will be better.

  2. Ramesh Khatri says:

    Why my graphs are empty after still a hour

  3. Dev says:

    Forbidden

    You don’t have permission to access /cacti/ on this server.

    I am facing this error while visit http://localhost/cacti/.

    Please give me solutions.

    Thanks.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Dev,

      Please check your Cacti installation and also enable access to IP address on Apache. If you still get same error, check the logs for solution.

  4. Aung Thet Phyo says:

    I have an error, while running the following command.

    # mysql -u cacti -p cacti < /usr/share/doc/cacti-0.8.8b/cacti.sql
    

    Please how to to do fix?

  5. Henry says:

    I ran into the below error.

    MySQL TimeZone Support
    ERROR: Your Cacti database login account does not have access to the MySQL TimeZone database. Please provide the Cacti database account “select” access to the “time_zone_name” table in the “mysql” database, and populate MySQL’s TimeZone information before proceeding.

    and I followed these following instructions to resolve.

    # mysql_tzinfo_to_sql /usr/share/zoneinfo | mysql -u root -p mysql
    mysql> use mysql;
    mysql> GRANT SELECT ON mysql.time_zone_name TO [email protected];
    mysql> flush privileges;
    
  6. BhushanM says:

    No package mariadb-server available.
    What to do?

  7. sittipol says:

    My Cacti Graphs are not showing. Where should I check?

  8. Rob says:

    Thanks for your post. You can add epel repo installation to the post for CentOS7 with “yum install epel-release -y”

  9. Hafiz says:

    Hi, could you updated this guide for the latest version of cacti? seem there are some file permission needed for it to install the template.

  10. Samuel says:

    I have installed Cacti but its not polling. It simply shows a white box with cacti logo.

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