When you need help installing or using Cacti, be sure to check these resources first.
Cacti Manual [html | pdf | text]
Contains basic information such as installing and using Cacti as well advanced features such as Data Queries and 95th percentile.
Cacti Documentation Site
Contains Cacti manuals and user contributed documentation.
Installation Guide for Unix/Linux
If you are installing Cacti on any Unix/Linux-based system, follow these instructions.
Installation Guide for Windows
If you are installing Cacti on any Windows-based system, follow these instructions.
Use this document for instructions on updating Cacti to a new version. Most of these steps can be completed in a Windows
environment using Windows Explorer of something similar.
Comprehensive Linux Install Guide by Lee Carter
This most excellent install guide walks through each step required to set Cacti up on a Fedora Core 2 Linux system. It includes instructions how to setup Apache, MySQL, PHP, RRDTool, net-snmp, and Cacti.
Solaris Install Guide by Javier Vidal Postigo
This comprehensive install document explains how to install Cacti in a Solaris environment. It also includes instructions for installing various direct (and indirect) Cacti dependencies such as RRDTool, Perl, Apache, MySQL, libxml2, zlib, PHP, and NET-SNMP.
Turkish Install Guide by Ozgur Karatas
The official Unix-based installation guide for Cacti translated into the Turkish language.
German Install Guide by Sebastian Larisch
An unofficial Unix-based installation guide for Cacti translated into the German language.
Russian Install Guide (for Windows) by Alexander Tsapkin
Unofficial Unix-based and Windows-based installation guides for Cacti translated into the Russian language.