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Cacti : Add Monitoring Target
2021/06/07
 
Add Monitoring Target Host on the network.
[1] For example, Add CentOS Stream 8 Host on here.
Install SNMP on the new target Host.
[root@node01 ~]#
dnf -y install net-snmp net-snmp-utils
[root@node01 ~]#
vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf
# line 41 : comment out
#com2sec notConfigUser  default       public

# line 74,75 : uncomment and change
# change [mynetwork] to your own network
# change comunity name to anyone except public, private (for security reason)
##       sec.name  source          community
com2sec local     localhost       Serverworld
com2sec mynetwork 10.0.0.0/24     Serverworld

# line 78,79 : uncomment and change
##     group.name sec.model  sec.name
group MyRWGroup  v2c        local
group MyROGroup  v2c        mynetwork

# line 85 : uncomment
##           incl/excl subtree                          mask
view all    included  .1                               80

# line 93,94 : uncomment and change
##                context sec.model sec.level prefix read   write  notif
access MyROGroup ""      v2c       noauth    exact      all    none   none
access MyRWGroup ""      v2c       noauth    exact      all    all    all

[root@node01 ~]#
systemctl enable --now snmpd
# validation (replace [Serverworld] to the comunity name you set)

[root@node01 ~]#
snmpwalk -v2c -c Serverworld localhost system

SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0 = STRING: Linux node01.srv.world 4.18.0-240.1.1.el8_3.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Nov 19 17:20:08 UTC 2020 x86_64
SNMPv2-MIB::sysObjectID.0 = OID: NET-SNMP-MIB::netSnmpAgentOIDs.10
DISMAN-EVENT-MIB::sysUpTimeInstance = Timeticks: (594) 0:00:05.94
SNMPv2-MIB::sysContact.0 = STRING: Root <root@localhost> (configure /etc/snmp/snmp.local.conf)
SNMPv2-MIB::sysName.0 = STRING: node01.srv.world
.....
.....
[2] On the new target Host, if Firewalld is running, allow SNMP service.
[root@node01 ~]#
firewall-cmd --add-service=snmp --permanent

success
[root@node01 ~]#
firewall-cmd --reload

success
[3] Login to the Cacti admin site and Click [Management] - [Devices] on the left pane, then Click [+] button on the right pane.
[4] Input information for new monitoring target Host.
[5] After clicking [Create] button, following screen is shown. Select Graphs or Data Source you'd like to set. That's OK all, Click [Save] button.
[6] After adding new target Host, it will be displayed on [Devices] list.
[7] If you'd like to add the new Host on [Graphs] tree, Click [Management] - [Trees] on the left pane, then Click [+] button on the right pane.
[8] Input any tree name and Click [Create] button.
[9] Click [Edit Trees] button and then turn to On for [Publish] field and Click [Save] button.
[10] Next, Click [Management] - [Graphs] on the left pane, then check boxes of Graphs you'd like to set on tree, and next, Select [Place on a Tree (***)] and Click [Go] button.
[11] That's OK, move to [Graphs] tab, then new tree will be displayed.
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