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Cacti 0.8 Beginner's Guide by Thomas Urban

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Time for action – creating the data input method

  1. Create a data input method.
  2. Enter Unix - Remote IOStats Command as the Name.
  3. Select Script/Command as Input Type.
  4. Enter perl <path_cacti>/scripts/diskIo.pl <host> <user> <sshKey> <diskDevice> as the Input String.
  5. Click on the Create button.
  6. Click on the Add link at the Input Fields section.
  7. Select host as the Field [input].
  8. Enter Hostname as the Friendly Name.
  9. Enter hostname as the Special Type Code.
  10. Click on the Create button.
  11. Add the other input fields by only adding a Friendly Name.
  12. Add the output fields for Reads,Writes,ReadsKb,WritesKb, and ioUtil.
    Time for action – creating the data input method

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