CACTI Tuning – Script to Monitor Cacti Polling Time

Update 2017!  Review my article then see https://github.com/patrickscottbest/hammerOID my new script that generates this graph automatically for you. One of the most critical points when tuning Cacti is to consider the duration of the polling cycle. It’s important to reduce the amount of time the polling cycle takes for a number of reasons Short polling cycle times result in more avialability of the processor on the system to perform other tasks, such as serving graphs and web pages to the clients Consistently short polling times indicate a lean and trim polling…

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