Cacti

Cacti is an open-source network monitoring and visualization tool offering web-based interface. Cacti can be configured with poll-based simple network management protocol (SNMP) to collect time-series statistics on servers, switches or routers, and to generate graphs for real-time monitoring or long-term analysis. Cacti can provide monitoring on systems properties of individual servers (e.g., available RAM, CPU load, bandwidth), or incoming/outgoing traffic of individual network interfaces, etc. Visualization result is highly customizable by using various built-in or custom graphing templates.


  • Website: http://www.cacti.net/
  • Platform: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, MacOS X, Windows
  • License: GNU GPL
  • Documentation: http://docs.cacti.net/
  • Source repository: svn
  • Community: forum mailing list
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