CactiEZ manual:

Downloading and Installation


Download the CD (from official website http://cactiez.cactiusers.org/download)
Burn the ISO using whichever burning Utility you perfer (Nero, Alcohol 120%, etc…)
Boot to the cd and you will be prompted to press “ENTER” to install.
The installation will proceed, you will be asked a few simple questions such as IP Address, Root password, etc…
Once completed, you will be prompted to remove the CD from the drive and reboot.
After booting, your Cacti install will be completely functional.

 

Login Information


Some useful info you will need. You can also see this information by pressing F6 at the CD Installation prompt.

To login to cacti (it prompts to change this)

user: admin
pass: admin


Get to webmin at (requires the root user / pass)

https://serverip:10000


To configure nagios

user: nagiosadmin
pass: CactiEZ

 

Tips / Hints


Synching the Time
After first boot you will want to issue the command:

ntpdate -u 0.pool.ntp.org

 
 

several times to synchronize your time. NTP is set to run on startup to keep your clock synchronized, but it will not update properly if your hardware clock is way off.

FTP is not enabled
FTP is disabled on the server for security reasons. To add or modify files on the server from Windows, it is recommended that you use a program such as WinSCP∞ or Putty

 
 

 

 
 


Installing a Graphical Environment
CactiEZ is meant to be a server, and the fewer the resources the server uses for background processes, the better. If you absolutely have to have a graphical environment, you can easily install one with this command (this should be all one line).

yum groupinstall “X Window System” “KDE (K Desktop Environment)”

By vichhaiy Posted in SNA

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