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manual:087:1_installation.1_install_unix.5_install_and_configure_cacti [2010/09/18 04:59]
gandalf new hints for 087g
manual:087:1_installation.1_install_unix.5_install_and_configure_cacti [2011/06/13 11:12] (current)
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 shell> chown -R cactiuser rra/ log/</code>(Enter a valid username for **cactiuser**, this user will also be used in the next step for data gathering.) shell> chown -R cactiuser rra/ log/</code>(Enter a valid username for **cactiuser**, this user will also be used in the next step for data gathering.)
   - Add a line to your "/etc/crontab" file similar to((If you are installing from a distro specific package, ensure that a crontab entry has note already been created by the package installatin routine)):<code>*/5 * * * * cactiuser php /var/www/html/cacti/poller.php > /dev/null 2>&1</code>Replace **cactiuser** with the valid user specified in the previous step.Replace "/var/www/html/cacti/" with your full Cacti path.   - Add a line to your "/etc/crontab" file similar to((If you are installing from a distro specific package, ensure that a crontab entry has note already been created by the package installatin routine)):<code>*/5 * * * * cactiuser php /var/www/html/cacti/poller.php > /dev/null 2>&1</code>Replace **cactiuser** with the valid user specified in the previous step.Replace "/var/www/html/cacti/" with your full Cacti path.
-  - Make sure, that the cron daemon is running: <code>¬†+  - Make sure, that the //crond// cron daemon is running as given by [[1_installation.1_install_unix.5a_start_system_services|Start System Services for Cacti]].
-shell> service crond start +
-shell> chkconfig crond on</code>+
   - Point your web browser to: http://your-server/cacti in the with a username/password of **admin**. You will be required to change this password immediately. Make sure to fill in all of the path variables carefully and correctly on the following screen.   - Point your web browser to: http://your-server/cacti in the with a username/password of **admin**. You will be required to change this password immediately. Make sure to fill in all of the path variables carefully and correctly on the following screen.
  





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