Cacti is an open-source graphing solution based on rrdtool. It’s lightweight and has endless graphing capabilities on nearly every file system available today. It is extremely useful for intelligently graphing Apache Stats – such as website hits, website health, memory, bytes in/out, and much more. This guide will cover how to install Cacti on the latest version of Mac X.
Our base system will be using Mac 10.11 El Captain. The pre-requisites are below for this new Cacti installation:
*Cacti 0.8.8f is the latest version as of 2015 cacti-0.8.8f.tar
*Download and install MySQL for Mac. Latest DMG version is Mac OS X 10.10 (x86, 64-bit), DMG Archive mysql-5.7.10-osx10.10-x86_64.dmg
*Download a GUI to interface with your MySQL databases. I like SequelPro. For this guide, we will...