Steps to Install Cacti Network Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 17.04

Here I am going to show you very simple steps to install Cacti Network Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 17.04. Just follow the video or below instruction.

Step 1: Update the Repositories

#apt-get update

Step 2: Add the Repository

#add-apt-repository 'deb trusty universe'
#apt-get update

Step 3: Install the Dependencies

#apt-get install apache2 mysql-server-5.7 php libapache2-mod-php

Step 4: Configure MySql

#mysql -u root -p

Enter and Set the password
If face any error then restart mysql service.

#service mysql restart

Step 5: Install SNMP, SNMPD and RRDtools:

#apt-get install snmp snmpd rrdtool

Step 6: Install Cacti on Ubuntu

#apt-get install cacti cacti-spine

Follow below sequence:
1. Select “apache2” as web server
2. Enter the Root Password-2 Times
3. Select Unix Socket for Connection Method
4. Add Mysql root password

Step 7: Restart the Following Services

# service snmpd restart
# service mysql restart
# service apache2 restart

Step 8: Cacti Web Installation Setup
open web browser