Monitoring PA4020 with Cacti

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Monitoring PA4020 with Cacti

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Hi,

Has anyone managed to set up Cacti to manage the system resources, Mem, CPU, Sessions, Connections and so on?

I have tried the Netcreen tips as per https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/message/2968#2968

But this didnt help...

Any other tips?

Or can anyone suggest a monitoring tool thats better than Cacti?

Richard

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L3 Networker

With snmp you can monitor CPU load, Session statistics and interface statistics. 

Here is a link for the Palo Alto Networks MIB file

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-1005

The CPU load and Interface statistics is straight forward to monitor with Cacti.  In the Cacti Console page, In Devices, under Associated Data Queries, you'll need to add "SNMP - Get Processor Information" and "SNMP - Interface Statistics".

This will at least get you started.  I have not configured monitoring for Session statistics and we do not currently have Templates for Cacti.

L2 Linker

I know this is an older thread, but it may help others, so I recently posted Cacti templates here: https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/thread/4367

Hope these help,

Kameron

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