Cacti Web Installer
Open your browser and enter the IP address of your web server plus /cacti.
In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:
The Cacti web interface should be presented.
On the prompt screen, enter the Cacti Default Password login information.
• Username: admin
• Password: admin
The system will ask you to change the Cacti default password.
Accept Cacti Network monitor open source license agreement.
On the next screen, you will have to check if all the requirements were achieved.
Check if all the PHP module requirements were achieved.
On the next screen, select the New Primary Server option.
On the next screen, Cacti will check for file permission issues.
On the Next screen, perform the following configuration:
• Spine Config File Path: /usr/local/spine/etc/spine.conf
• Cacti Log Path: /var/www/html/cacti/log/cacti.log
On the Next screen, disable the Scan mode and continue.
On the Next screen, Import Cacti templates.
Select the Confirm the installation checkbox and continue.
The Cacti installation will start.
Take a look at the Cacti installation log.
After finishing the installation, the Cacti Dashboard will be presented.
On the Cacti dashboard, access the Configuration menu and select the Settings option.
Access the Poller tab and configure the Poller type option from cmd.php to Spine.
Click on the Save button.
Create a scheduled task using Cron to run the poler.php file every 5 minutes as the user www-data.