Cacti CentOS 4 – Configuring The Poller In Crontab

Cacti CentOS 4 – Configuring The Poller In Crontab

Configuring The Poller In Crontab

The next step in the installation is to configure the Poller for Cacti to run in the Crontab.  To configure the Poller to run from the Crontab perform the following steps :-

Adding The Poller To The Crontab

To add the Poller command to the Crontab perform the following steps :-

  • Edit the file /etc/crontab and add the line below to the bottom of the file :-

*/5 * * * * cactiuser php /var/www/cacti/poller.php > /dev/null 2>&1

  • Save and exit the file

This will configure the Cacti Poller to run every five minutes and gather the peformance information from the hosts which are configured.