Install and Configure Cacti Network Graphing Tool on RedHat / CentOS

How do I install and configure common options to collect SNMP data and various other data (such as system load, network link status, hard disk space, logged in users etc) into an RRD? From the official project site: Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs […]

CentOS / Redhat Iptables Firewall Configuration Tutorial

How do I configure a host-based firewall called Netfilter (iptables) under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux? Netfilter is a host-based firewall for Linux operating systems. It is included as part of the Linux distribution and it is activated by default. This firewall is controlled by the program called iptables. Netfilter filtering […]