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nt-guide - The Windows NT Guide to MRTG 2.9.17
Installing MRTG on an Windows NT or Windows 2000 box is not quite as
click and point as some might want it to be. But then again it is not
all that difficult if you follow the instructions below.
To get MRTG to work on Windows NT you need the following:
o A copy of Perl for NT from http://www.ActiveState.com (it must be
version 5.005 or better 5.6).
o The latest version of MRTG from http://peo-
ple.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg/pub . look for
mrtg-2.9.17.zip or better. The archive does also contain a precom-
piled copy of rateup.exe for Win32.
I suggest you do the following from the machine that will be running
MRTG, which, in this case is also a web server. All examples are for
doing things to a LOCAL machine.
Unzip MRTG to C:\mrtg-2.9.17 on the WindowsNT machine of your
Install Perl on the same Windows NT machine. You might want to make
sure that the Perl binary directory is listed in your system path.
You can manually check this by going to [Control Panel]->[Sys-
To see if everything is installed properly you can open a Command Shell
and go into c:\mrtg-2.9.17\bin. Type:
This should give you a friendly error message complaining about the
missing mrtg configuration file. Now, you have successfully installed
mrtg and perl.
Now it is time to walk create a configuration for mrtg.
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