Guide – How To Start – Cacti®: Service Monitoring Server on CentOS 7.9

Cacti®: Service Monitoring Server on CentOS 7.9 is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. It provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

Connecting to Cacti®: Service Monitoring Server on CentOS 7.9 using PuTTY

  1. To start the server, run the VM through Azure Portal.
  2. To work, you must open port 80 (TCP) in the network properties in the Azure firewall.
  3. Install PuTTY. You can download PuTTY from the link – Launch PuTTY.
  4. In the “Host Name” field, enter the IP of the virtual machine and click “Open”.
  1. In the window that appears, click Accept.
  1. Enter the username and password that was used to create the virtual machine.

(If you enter a password, it will not be displayed.)

  1. In the browser enter http://ipVM/cacti. For example 
  2. Enter your username and password in the window that opens. 

Username: admin 

Password: cactiAdmin12$
and click “Login”

  1. While on the site, click on the “logged in as admin” panel in the upper right corner.
  1. Click “Change Password”.
  1. Create a new password and click “Save”.

For further interaction, use this instruction:

If you have any questions, please refer to the main documentation: 

Official website – 

License – 

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