[nycbug-talk] Cacti Replacement

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Mar 26 17:30:23 EDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> 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).
> i'd like to have a consolidated plotting app so i can plot my app
> servers, db's, switches, pdu's etc.

We're using OpenNMS, which seems to do all of this and a lot more (I
did not configure it). Not sure whether that's a good or a bad thing


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