Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos – Step By Step Guide

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing PNG images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic.

MRTG works on most UNIX platforms and Windows NT.

MRTG Uses a highly portable SNMP implementation written entirely in Perl . There is no need to install any external SNMP package.

Reliable Interface Identification

Router interfaces can be identified by IP address, description and Ethernet address in addition to the normal interface number.

Apache is a free open source software which runs over 50% of the world’s web servers.

To install apache, open terminal and type in this command:

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Start Apache Service:

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Now that Apache is installed and working, ensure that it is set to start automatically when the server is rebooted.

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Allow Apache Through the Firewall:

Allow the default HTTP and HTTPS port, ports 80 and 443, through firewall

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG OnCentos - Step By Step Guide

And reload the firewall:

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

And restart the Apache

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Now we have Successfully configured the apache web server.

open your browser and type the IP address in the address bar and hit enter, you can see the test page of your web server.

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Install MRTG on Centos

 

Install MRTG through YUM:

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Configure MRTG

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Configure httpd to access MRTG site from other hosts.

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

Access to the “http://(MRTG hostname or IP address)/mrtg/” from a client with HTTP, then it’s possible to see MRTG site.

Installation And Configuration Of MRTG On Centos - Step By Step Guide

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