How to install Cacti on Ubuntu 22.04


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Installing Cacti on Ubuntu 22.04

Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. It provides a fast and easy way to monitor and graph network traffic, system performance, and other important statistics.

To install Cacti on Ubuntu 22.04, you can follow these steps:

  1. Update your system's package index using the following command:
    sudo apt update
  2. Install Apache HTTP Server, MySQL, and PHP packages using the following command:
    sudo apt install apache2 mariadb-server php
  3. During the installation of MySQL, you will be prompted to set a root password. Make sure to remember this password as you will need it later.
  4. Install additional PHP extensions required by Cacti using the following command:
    sudo apt install php-cli php-mysql php-snmp php-xml php-xmlrpc php-mbstring php-gd php-intl php-zip
  5. Configure the MariaDB database by running the following command and following the prompts:
    sudo mysql_secure_installation
  6. Create a new database for Cacti using the following command:
    sudo mysql -u root -p
    GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON cacti.* TO 'cactiuser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
  7. Import the default Cacti database using the provided SQL file:
    sudo mysql -u cactiuser -p cacti < /usr/share/cacti/install/createdb.sql
  8. Edit Cacti's database configuration file:
    sudo nano /etc/cacti/debian.php
    Update the database username and password:
    $database_username = 'cactiuser';
    $database_password = 'password';
  9. Configure Apache for Cacti using the following command:
    sudo ln -s /etc/cacti/apache.conf /etc/apache2/conf-available/cacti.conf
    sudo a2enconf cacti.conf
  10. Restart Apache for the changes to take effect:
    sudo systemctl restart apache2
  11. Open your web browser and access Cacti by navigating to:
    Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, you will have a working instance of Cacti on your Ubuntu 22.04 system. You can now start monitoring and graphing your network and system performance.

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