[UPDATE 8-19-2015:] Check out my newly posted Cacti Virtual Appliance. It is much easier to use than MRTG! This MRTG appliance has never been updated, I have shifted all focus over to Caci.
Over the last couple of weeks I have been working to build an MRTG server in our VM environment. I wanted it to be very lightweight for CPU, RAM and Disk storage.
I’ve used MRTG quite a bit before and it can sometimes be tricky getting everything worked out just right so that it runs without babysitting. I finally got a pretty good install going and thought I would share it up here for anyone who might find it useful.
This is an MRTG Virtual Appliance that is running on Ubuntu Server for Virtualization. The install is very compact with just a 2gb virtual disk, 1 cpu and 512MB of RAM. You can download the MRTG_Appliance here. Total file size is ~430MB.
MRTG is setup and configured as well as lighttpd as the webserver. The server is configured for DHCP and SSH is enabled for console management. There is no GUI but there is a configuration page linked from the default webpage.
This is a first run at creating an Appliance/OVA file for me, so I’m sure I have missed some steps. I will update this page as well as the download file as any issues are identified.
Let me know how it goes so we can make it better!
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This is no longer supported. Please check out my cacti appliance.
what is MRTG web access page ?
What is the login/password to login?
The user and passwd is cacti
Nice work, thank you for sharing.
It is located the end of the 3rd paragraph. or Here
Where is download link??? 🙁
Got it up and configured 8 switches in 50 minutes. Limited documentation, but direct and to the point. Thanks man — this is exactly what I needed!
You’ll notice in my previous comment there are instructions on how to access the interfaces.
what is the root password? or any other username and pass?
Good One. Thanks
If you go to the default webpage I believe all the information is linked from there. If I’m remembering correctly the username and password are both ‘mrtg’
You did a graet job.
But, what are user and password to login to your appliance?
thanks, i tried and get it worked!! 🙂
what is the user and password for this appliance ?