[nycbug-talk] Cacti Replacement

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Thu Mar 26 17:01:49 EDT 2009

On 26-Mar-09, at 1:17 PM, Steve Rieger wrote:

> Pete Wright wrote:
>> On 26-Mar-09, at 11:38 AM, Steve Rieger wrote:
>>> Pete Wright wrote:
>>>> Hey All,
>>>> Wondering if anyone has seen a replacement for cacti.   
>>>> Specifically  I'm looking for an easy to use snmp enabled  
>>>> graphing application.   Cacti is great if you have a handful of  
>>>> hosts and don't mind doing  everything by hand - but I'm finding  
>>>> it's scripting ability is pretty  lacking.  While there are other  
>>>> nice tools out there for plotting  network and system performance  
>>>> - most of them seem to require an agent  (ganglia for example).
>>> zabbix is easier and fully templated
>> yea we are looking at that - does it support plotting via snmp?  i  
>> was under the impression it relied on an agent.
>> cheers,
>> -p
> it does
> can send screenshots if you so want.
> or if you have webex can show you what we have setup
> we monitor netapp filers without agents.

thanks steve. i trust ya :)

hearing that you are using it to monitor your netapps is exactly what  
i wanted to hear.



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