Cacti – PA 3.0 wrong path for plugins

René Jorissen on July 18, 2012 0 Comments • Tags: #30 #cacti #images #pa #path #plugins #wrong

After upgrading a CactiEZ installation to cacti 0.8.7h including PA 3.0, I had some problems with the different plugins. The default path for the plugins was configured incorrectly. The plugins were looking in the wrong directory for their images. In the httpd error log I see the following errors. [root@localhost html]# tail -90f /etc/httpd/logs/error_log [Wed … Read More

Configuration Example, Management

CactiEZ – configuration basics

René Jorissen on December 19, 2011 0 Comments • Tags: #cacti #netconfig #networking #ntp #sync #time

Every time I install CactiEZ or Cacti on another platform, I am searching for the commands to basically install the most common parameters, like static IP addressing, NTP sync and time zones. Several times I thought about writing a simple article with the necessary commands and final I had time to create it. Networking netconfig … Read More


Cacti: corrupt database

René Jorissen on June 16, 2011 0 Comments • Tags: #auto-repair #be #cacti #crashed #failed #fragment #marked #mysqlcheck #poller_output #repaired #should #sql

After rebooting a Cacti server, the customer complained that no new graphs were drawn by the server. I tried to run the poller.php script with the –-force option and noticed the following output: 06/16/2011 10:34:48 AM – SPINE: Poller[0] ERROR: SQL Failed! Error:’145′, Message:’Table ‘./cacti/poller_output’ is marked as crashed and should be repaired’, SQL Fragment:’INSERT … Read More

Configuration Example

Cacti – Superlinks not working

René Jorissen on August 18, 2010 0 Comments • Tags: #cacti #superlinks

After upgrading Cacti, like shown in the previous post, the Superlinks plugin stopped working correctly. When opening a Superlink tab I got a blank page in Google Chrome or a half page in Internet Explorer and Opera, like shown below. After some Googling I found the solution for this problem on a Cacti forum. The … Read More

Configuration Example, Management

Upgrade Cacti 0.8.x

René Jorissen on August 18, 2010 3 Comments • Tags: #cacti #cactiez #upgrade

A lot of people use the CactiEZ virtual appliance to install a running Cacti environment. The latest CactiEZ virtual appliance (CactiEZ v0.6) uses Cacti v0.8.7c with Plugin Architecture 2.2. Of course a lot of people are developing Cacti and the latest stable version is Cacti v0.8.7g with Plugin Architecture 2.8. I always have trouble with … Read More


Cacti and HP Procurve

René Jorissen on February 24, 2010 3 Comments • Tags: #cacti #count #cpu #graph #mac #memory #procurve #template

Finding a template for HP Procurve switches wasn’t that hard. I needed to find a template for HP Procurve 2510G switches. The place to look for templates is I searched the forums on the key word “procurve”, which resulted in many hits. I used the template from the article HP procurve 2600 series. After … Read More