Begin by opening a DOS Window by typing command in the Run box. Choose OK.
Navigate to the mrtg\bin directory.
This is the fun part! At this point, you must know the community
string and IP address for the equipment you want to monitor. If you don't know, you most likely don't have any business monitoring it! In this document, I will use a Windows NT Server. It would work exactly the same for a router, bridge, or switch. The only difference would be the output file might include several interfaces (or ports) instead of just one. We will use the community string of public and an IP of 10.1.1.1. Substitute yours as appropriate. Also, we will name the cfg file server.cfg.
Type the following syntax on one line as follows. (DOS may automatically wrap the text which is acceptable.)
perl cfgmaker firstname.lastname@example.org --global "WorkDir: f:\mrtghtml" --output server.cfg
Hit Enter when finished. If you used the correct information, your output should look similar to the output below.
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