When you are operating a monitoring system like Cacti you will need to find a balance between how much data you want to store and how much resources you want to allocate to your system.
Hey Guys If you run a website or blog and you are in charge of the server such as on a VPS you might not want to let everyone know what version of apache or[…]
As of cacti, 1.x cacti support remote polling which allows you to have multiple servers act as pollers the remote pollers send the data to the main server that holds the graphs
this is a great solution for load balancing as well as the ability to have local pollers at remote locations to help with things like latency metrics.
Updating Cacti can be easy or tricky depending on your system size and design.
In this post, I show you how you can upgrade your cacti system properly and safely
I have been working a lot with Cacti lately I had a need to make a script to ensure Cacti graphs were working and alert if they were not So I whipped up this little[…]
Hey Everyone Just wanted to share some of my latest work I have developed an interactive install wizard for Cacti written in BASH this script is currently written for Debian based systems but I am[…]
The Cacti installation outlines some recommendations for best performance while using Mysql or MariaDB
Hello everyone ! When installing some of the new versions of cacti you may come across these below 2 PHP errors related to a timezone which will prevent you from installation CACTI This is a[…]
Hello Everyone, I have had some requests to make a video on the differences between TCP ( Transmission Control Protocol ) and UDP ( User Datagram Protocol). In this video, I show you the differences[…]
As your blog gets bigger you may have more plugins and scripts running some of these scripts can be demanding when it comes to memory. The default memory limit in PHP is 128MB this means[…]
Hey All just a quick post on WordPress authentication keys You may have noticed that in the newer versions of WordPress that in the WP-config.php file there is a block of code asking for key[…]
Hello everyone Sorry I have been away for a while life has been crazy I have a new addition to the family ! my son was born on Christmas day 2018 what an adventure it[…]
Hey Everyone I wanted to share my newest work I am currently working on a bringing my online learning content to a Live learning setting my Goal is for a small monthly fee to bring[…]
I have been playing around with the SwiftStack platform lately here is some info I got so far SwiftStack is an object storage platform similar to Amazon S3 but caters to data center operators or[…]