Recently I was working with a customer and our Professional Services people as we were doing an upgrade. If you want to view the console over SSH all you have to do is log into the Storage Processor and then run a command: system console
Ok so in my other posts I have given you a way to get an ISO image to get Cacti running please note that it runs on CentOS through the rPath. If you want to quickly get a cacti server up and running then download the image.
Apple Mac OS X Users - I suggest that you think of Cacti as more of an appliance and installing it on OS X Server will not only be a bit more complex but the constant upgrading of updates may break your install after you spend a lot of time going through the trouble to get things running properly. Instead I suggest that you build a VMware/Parallels image so that it is more transportable in the future. We have found traveling from tradeshow to tradeshow that this works great, back ups are easier as well. I also suggest that you look at creating this in Ubuntu as this is the next easiest server OS and everything is detailed to getting this up and running with tons of plugins.
If you want to build the cacti monitoring server from scratch then read below. Please note th…
I recently setup a Brocade SAN Switch for zones in an HP C7000 Blade Enclosure. I thought I would run through all of the steps.
To configure the switch, log into the HP On-Board Administrator and locate the blade switch you plan on zoning. Click on the Management Console to launch the Management Console.
After you enter the username and password the web tools administration page will be displayed as below. Click on the Zone Admin to launch the zone configuration page.
The Zone Administration page starts out with the Alias tab highlighted. Aliases are nothing more then a common name to the WWN for the devices. Use the alias in order to more easily identify the connections. In order to create an alias click on the New Alias button and then create a name which you believe will help you configure the switch more easily. For example you might call one of the Aliases something like Blade_01, Backup_A, App_02. Remember that if you have multipathing or redundant connectio…