Cacti - Templates


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L4 Transporter

kklein wrote:

However, you can easily upgrade the VM by logging in as root and issue the command "yum -y update".  Feel free to read up on this prior to upgrading it.

Update successful - even the first-run Cacti update Just Worked (which is very outside my past experience with such upgrades).

Thanks, Kameron. Now I'm getting all the graphs I want out of Cacti.


L3 Networker


Thanks for sharing from me too :-)

I have just two questions (obviously not being a cacti wizard):

The interface statistics images' Title is composed by these fields: |host_description| - Traffic - |query_ifName|

However 'query_ifName' does only return 'Ethernet1/1' etc.  I'm using the interface's Comment field to save a friendly name of the interface's subnet / zone.  Is the Interface.Comment field also accessible in cacti?  Knowing the zone name would render the interface graphs a lot more easy to understand..

Also I would like to display a few of these bandwidth graphs on web pages generated at another webserver.  Is it possible for the other webserver to somehow update and fetch the single graph images from the cacti server?  They will be used on an info screen displaying technical info from many devices...

Thanks for comments on  this



Not applicable

hi, i can't monitor active session, but i can monitor interface traffic; do you know what's happen?

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L2 Linker

Ted, it is very difficult to say without some details.  I would look at the logs to see what is happening on the Cacti server.

L1 Bithead

I am having a similar issue. The templates load fine and I can SNMP against the palo alto device to grab the interfaces and template graphs for active sessions, temperature, etc. However, the graphs sit at 0, with no data being displayed. I've refreshed a few times over the course of an hour or so, and this is the active unit.


Has anyone run into this before?


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L2 Linker

Since released back in 2012 some of these templates no longer work as Palo Alto has modified their OID's over the years.  Attached is the PA-500 v1.1 template.


Would attach here but no idea how to attach a file in this forum

L0 Member


Thank's for sharing, is there any template for palo alto VM? I have some palo alto devices (PA VM 9.1.7 PA VM 8.0.5 
PA VM 8.1.2 ) that I want to graph in cacti, should I use a different template or the same you attached.


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