Configuring the Cacti Open Source Network Monitoring System to monitor the BIG-IP LTM system. Tested with BIG-IP LTM v10.0 (applicable to 9.x) and Cacti v0.8.7c
The BIG-IP LTM system is used to add high availability and traffic management to a pool of servers providing network services and enterprise applications such as web (HTTP) traffic. Many network administrators deploy management solutions on a dedicated network to monitor and managed their hardware. A typical deployment of a monitored BIG-IP LTM is shown in the following illustration.