Archive for the ‘Cacti’ Category

Decoding Netflow v5 packets with PHP

Lately I have been toying with rewriting the Flowview plugin in Cacti with something that is a bit more usable. The current plugin has some major disadvantages. Namely it relies on the flow-tools package to do all the heavy lifting such as collecting flows, parsing everything, creating reports. In reality, the current plugin is really […]

June 6, 2014 · Jimmy · 4 Comments
Posted in: Cacti, Netflow, Plugins

CactiEZ 0.7 Released

Today, the long awaited release of CactiEZ v0.7 is out.  While the release took much longer than anticipated (I reworked it several times) I believe the final product turned out better because of it. There are several key things to note about the new CD. OS is CentOS 6 x64 (there is no 32bit version) […]

October 14, 2012 · Jimmy · 37 Comments
Posted in: Cacti, CactiEZ

Open Source System Management Conference 2012

For anyone interested, I will be speaking at the Open Source System Management Conference 2012 in Bolzano, Italy on May 10th, 2012.  If you would like to attend, please check it out below.  There is going to be a lot of great speakers and informative lectures going on. Save the date!   Thursday, May 10th  […]

April 20, 2012 · Jimmy · Comments Closed
Posted in: Cacti

Querying Nagios NRPE Client via PHP

I recently had the idea to write an agent for a few windows servers to execute some custom commands so I could graph the data in Cacti.  I have dabbled in making my own Windows SNMP extension agents in the past (and I love SNMP) and while they work well; I really didn’t want anything […]

February 18, 2012 · Jimmy · Comments Closed
Posted in: Cacti

CactiEZ v0.7 – Update

As the completion of the latest version of CactiEZ nears, I figured I would give you all a sneak peak into what is coming.

May 6, 2011 · Jimmy · 5 Comments
Posted in: Cacti, CactiEZ