CACTI Tuning – How to set Maximum OID’s Per Get Request

Update 2017!  Review my article then see https://github.com/patrickscottbest/hammerOID my new script that does this automatically for you. There are many parameters to tune in order to ensure you have a well-oiled Cacti. The very first step of tuning any installation is to install Spine poller instead of the included “cmd.php” poller that came with your cacti installation.  This will reduce your overall polling time, and release system resources sooner in order to service web-queries. No matter what – your polling time must NEVER exceed your polling interval.  The standard polling interval…

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