Tag: yum

CentOS 6.3: Using YUM through a proxy server

To use YUM through a proxy server edit the file “/etc/yum.conf” to include: proxy=http://proxyserver:8080/ Where ‘proxyserver’ is the proxy server and ‘8080’ is the port used to connect to the proxy server. If the proxy server requires authentication, credentials can be supplied. proxy=http://username:password@proxyserver:8080

Installing Cacti on Centos 6.3

Cacti requires the following packages to be installed: MySQL: A Database server to store cacti information. Apache: A Web server to display network graphs created by PHP and RRDTool. PHP: A script module to create graphs using RRDTool. PHP-SNMP: A PHP extension for SNMP to access data. NET-SNMP: A SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used to manage…