The developers of Cacti released two new patches for version 0.8.7g recently, one to fix an issue with the ping library, another to fix an issue with 1-minute polling intervals.
This brings the total number of patches for this version to seven.
I submitted the updated SlackBuild script to SlackBuilds.org and uploaded the new package to my [...]
It was time to update the monitoring packages on my server, so I spent some time to get them all up-to-date to the newest versions that were released recently:
First of all, there is new version of cacti, with several patches from upstream. It corrects a few bugs that appeared after the release of version 0.8.7g. [...]
After the problems with Cacti release 0.8.7f a few weeks ago, the updated version 0.8.7g was released this week.
I successfully updated my server, which was a very simple process.
After installing the new package, the web-page automatically redirected to the upgrade-page and with a single click Cacti was up-and-running again.
The new SlackBuild is in [...]
A few weeks ago the Cacti developers released version 0.8.7f of Cacti, but it was removed from their site shortly after the release because of some new bugs that were introduced.
While we’re waiting for the new version to be re-released, I built a package for the current release (0.8.7e) with all the patches that upstream [...]
I’ve been busy over the last few weeks evaluating some software to monitor servers, network utilization, etc. I have tested several programs and ended up using three: nagios, cacti, and ntop.
All of these are free & open software. For nagios and cacti you can download SlackBuild scripts from slackbuilds.org maintained by me. For cacti, if [...]