Cacti Installation and Configuration on Ubuntu 14.04

Cacti Installation and Configuration on Ubuntu 14.04
Cacti is an open-source, network monitoring and graphing tool, that uses the industry-standard data logging tool, RRDtool. Cacti polls services at predetermined intervals and graphs the resulting data. It can graph time-series data of metrics such as CPU load and network bandwidth utilization. It can monitor network traffic by polling a network switch or router interface via Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
The front end can handle multiple users, each with their own graph so it is sometimes used by web hosting providers  to display bandwidth statistics for their clients.

 

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Static Routing on Vyos Router

Static Routing on Vyos Router

The primary function of routers in a network is to carry out routing functions. In case you were wondering, routing is a way to move packets from one point to a destination. Routers determine the path a packet must take from a source to its desired destination. This path can be the path to the next router that has the destination ip address in its routing table. These paths can be determined using various routing protocols, some of which are dynamic and others static.

This guide, “Static Routing on Vyos Router”, will discuss the static way of doing routing. Note that this type of routes must be applied manually onto the router and it cannot be updated. Meaning that, if a link fails, the router has no way of knowing how to reach the destination since the failed link will be removed from the routing information base. Generally, this type of routes are used in very small networks where it is easy to manage manually, your routing entries.

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Home Folder on Samba4

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The home folder is generally a users default directory which contains his or her personal files, programs, e.t.c whenever he/she logs in to the network. It is sometimes called the login directory. In this guide, “Home Folder on Samba4 “, we will follow best practice and avoid using the samba built-in [homes] section that dynamically shares the home directory to all users. According to samba documentation,¬†https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/User_Home_Folders, using the home section, will involve some workaround and we may have to create each users home directory manually. Also, the [home] feature is currently not supported in the samba4 active directory domain controller.

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System Configuration for Vyos Router

System Configuration for Vyos Router

By saying, System Configuration for Vyos Router, we mean giving access to users on the vyos router system to carry out admin and operator duties. The admin duties on the vyos system includes been able to do everything that the vyos router has to offer, from viewing all show commands to configuring ssh, dhcp, vpn and so on.
The operator, however, is only able to view some show commands. However, the vyos documentation states that the operator level is insecure and as such, it is recommended that no one uses it.

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