[mrtg] Re: MRTG NT

Stieers, Ken KStieers at dainrauscher.com
Wed Apr 19 15:41:58 MEST 2000

On NT, you need to put the call to perl on the command line. ie. 

Target[]: `c:\perl\perl.exe c:\mrtg\scripts\script.pl'

You might want to create a cmd file instead and do something like this:

REM all one line
start /min cmd /c c:\perl\perl.exe c:\perl\perl.exe




> I am trying to get a perl script that I wrote to work with 
> MRTG on NT.  The
> script works fine with Unix.
> The script logs into a host issues some commands then logs 
> out.  This script
> emulates what our users do.  Just before the script ends it prints the
> amount of time it took to issue the commands to standard out. 
>  The data that
> is printed is what I what graphed.  
> Here is the error I get returned from NT "Cannot get any data 
> from external
> command Maybe the external command did not even start".  I 
> know the program
> is running because it creates a log file on the PC that is 
> was called from
> so I can see what data when it runs.
> Do you have any ideas about what I can do?
> I have attached the CFG and the script file.
>  <<chcs.cfg>>  <<chcs.pl>> 

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