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 From:  "Andrew Lewis" <andrew at coastal dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Nic traffic
 Date:  Mon, 16 Jan 2006 06:43:08 -0500
Don Munyak wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Andrew Lewis <andrew at coastal dot com> wrote:
>> And don't forget cacti, my personal favorite.
>>
>> http://www.cacti.net/
> 
> Andrew,
> 
> Do you have any notes on installing and setting up cacti. I saw your
> thread and went to the site. I really want to set this up.
> 
> I am only asking because: ...
> 
> 1. I am a semi-noob to *nix. It's been more of a "when I have spare
> time project". I've got a bunch of books and spare computers setup
> with Freebsd, just don't have alot of dedicated time to learn.

I set up cacti on freebsd from ports in about 30 minutes.

/usr/ports/net/cacti

It would probably be helpful to create a m0n0wall template for cacti 
anyway.  I don't have any production m0n0walls yet to monitor but it 
shouldn't take long to set up the graphing with cacti.