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Cacti 0.8 Network Monitoring by S. M. Ibrahim Lavlu, Dinangkur Kundu

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Chapter 8. Cacti Management

In this chapter, we are going to learn some advanced topics like:

  • Cacti's directory structure.

  • Cacti's backup procedure.

  • Cacti's restore procedure.

  • Cacti's CLI features.

Although Cacti is primarily a web-based PHP application, there are several command line interface scripts that allow for command line control of various aspects of Cacti. At the end of this chapter, we will cover some of these utilities.

Directory structure

Cacti's directory structure looks like the following:

Directory structure

Cacti contains the following sub-directories within its main directory—unless you are fully aware of the implications of editing these files, it is best ...

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