Now, we need to access the Cacti server dashboard and add the Vmware ESXI as a Host.
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:
On the login screen, use the default username and default password.
• Default Username: admin
• Default Password: admin
After a successful login, you will be sent to the Cacti Dashboard.
On the Cacti dashboard screen, access the Configuration menu and select the Devices option.
Click on the plus sign on the top right part of the screen to add a new device.
Perform the following configuration and click on the Create button.
• Description - Enter a description
• Hostname - Enter the IP address of your Vmware server
• Device Template - Net-SNMP Device
• SNMP Version - 2
• Downed Device Detection - SNMP Uptime
Click on the Create button.
On the top of the screen, click on the option: Create graphs for this device
Select the template that meets your network monitoring needs
Select the desired disk partitions.
Select the desired processors.
Select the desired network interfaces.
Important! On the bottom right part of the screen, select the option named: In/Out Bits (64-bit)
Click on the Create button located on the bottom-right part of the screen.
Go to the Management menu and select the Devices options.
Wait 5 minutes and check if your Vmware ESXi server device was added to the list.