Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.

Cacti requires MySQL, PHP, RRDTool, net-snmp, and a webserver that supports PHP such as Apache or IIS. Please see the requirements section of the manual for information on how to fulfill these requirements under certain operating systems. Please use the install guide for either Unix or Windows for information about installing Cacti.

  • Cacti for Linux/Unix in tar.gz format
  • Cacti for Windows in ZIP format
    • Gentoo Linux users install Cacti using:

      emerge cacti

    • Debian Linux users install Cacti using:

      apt-get install cacti

    • Fedora Linux users

      yum install cacti

    • SUSE Linux users

      Available in Yast or SUSE media. Version may not be the latest.

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