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The Discovery plugin adds automated device discovery to Cacti.


The following describes the installation on a CentOS 7 system with Cacti installed from source.

Step 1 – Installing the discovery plugin from the CLI

# Cacti installation directory: /var/www/html/cacti

cd /var/www/html/cacti/plugins

Step 2 – GUI Installation

The next steps need to be done as an admin user within the Cacti GUI. This is essentially the same for most plugins. It involes, going to the “Plugin Management” Page (1), installing the plugin (2) and enabling the plugin (3):



Description Version Cacti Version OS Action
Discovery 1.5.1-US 0.8.8a-0.8.8g *NIX/Windows download