Install Cacti on CentOS 5

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This page summarizes how to perform a basic installation of Cacti on CentOS 5.


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Install & Configure Prerequisites

  • Install Apache
    • yum install httpd
  • Configure Apache to start on boot
    • /sbin/chkconfig --levels 345 httpd on
  • Configure iptables to allow Apache traffic
    • /sbin/iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
    • /sbin/service iptables save
    • /etc/init.d/iptables restart

Install & Configure Cacti

  • Install Cacti
    • yum install

  • Start Apache
    • /etc/init.d/httpd start

Verify Install

  • Try logging into your new Cacti installation by going to http://servername/cacti/ and logging in with admin and the password you set.