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Free Cacti Alternatives

The best free alternative to Cacti is Zabbix, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Cacti and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Cacti are Netdata, Nagios, LibreNMS and Munin.

Cacti alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Website Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cacti.
This page was last updated Jul 2, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. Zabbix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.

    Most users think Zabbix is a great alternative to Cacti.
  2. Infrastructure-wide health monitoring & performance troubleshooting in one place. Collaborate in the same place as relevant data from your systems and applications, reducing mean time to acknowledge (MTTA), & mean time to resolution. (MTTR).



  3. Nagios

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.

    Most users think Nagios is a great alternative to Cacti.
  4. LibreNMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • JavaScript
    • PHP

    LibreNMS is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system forked from Observium. LibreNMS aims to be easy to use, painless to deploy, and support monitoring of a wide range of devices.

  5. Munin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.



  6. CloudStats

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Cloud based network monitoring software that allows you to monitor servers, virtual machines, cloud and websites.

  7. PRTG Network Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.

  8. Checkmk is a monitoring tool of servers, applications, networks, cloud, containers, storage, databases, IoT and more. Checkmk is available as Raw Edition, which is 100% pure open source, and as Enterprise Edition with a lot of additional features.

  9. Pandora FMS

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    Enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes.

  10. nload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    nload is a console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and outgoing traffic using two graphs and provides additional info like total amount of transfered data and min/max network usage.

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