[mrtg] Re: error please help

Rainer Sokoll R.Sokoll at intershop.de
Tue Nov 27 19:44:00 MET 2001

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 10:19:36AM -0800, josh elson wrote:

Good evening,

> [root bin]# ./mrtg /home/mrtg/cfg/mrtg.cfg 
> Daemonizing MRTG ...
> [root bin]# sh:
> at switch1.webintellects.com: command not
> found
> sh: command not found

Your shell treats mrtg.cfg as a shell script. First. the shell tries to
execute at switch1.webintellects.com
(and, of course, complains that there is no such program), puts it into
background (the "&" does that) and the it tries to execute

I do not what is happening on your site, but it looks to me that your
setup is completely wrong.

Also, I think its not a good idea to run mrtg as root (in a productive


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