Jffnms v0.8.2 Networking Tools PHP Script

Jffnms v0.8.2 Networking Tools PHP Script


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Windows 2000/XP Install Procedure

Note: This will not work for Windows 95/98/Me, it’s only for Windows 2000/XP and maybe NT 4.0

The installation should be done as and Administrator User.

This guide is for Apache2 with PHP5. If you want to use older versions,
read the JFFNMS 0.7.9 INSTALL.win32.txt file.


Install Apache:
Download Apache2 from:

Get the latest release “no_ssl.msi” package, like “apache_2.0.52-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi”.
Complete Install, Click on Next until Finish.
You should see Apache running in your taskbar.
Test it going browsing to


Install MySQL:
Download from:

Scroll down until you find MySQL Essentials for Windows.

Select the “Complete Install”, Click on Next until Finish.

When you go into the configuration phase, select “Server Machine”,
and then “Non-Transacctional Database Only”.

Then set a new root password.

All other configuration leave as default.

Install PHP:
Download PHP 5 from:

Get the “Windows Binaries ZIP package” with all the modules (First One).

Extract the archive to c:php

Execute the following:
c:> copy c:phpphp.ini-dist c:windowsphp.ini
c:> copy c:phplibmysql.dll c:windows

Create Folder c:usr
Copy c:phpextramibs to c:usrmibs

Install JFFNMS:
Download the .zip file (I’m sure you already have done this) and extract it to c:jffnms

Create the User ‘jffnms’ in the Windows User Manager with any password you choose.

Remember to CHECK ‘Password Never Expires’ and UNCHECK ‘Must Change password at next logon’ for this user.

Give the ‘jffnms’ user FULL CONTROL over the c:jffnms folder (and its sub-folders)

Install RRDTOOL:
Download from:

Get the rrdtool-1.0.49-win32-bin.zip (or newer) file.
Extract the archive to a temporary location.
Copy the rrdtool.exe file from inside the archive to c:jffnms

Install NMAP: (If you are running Windows XP please read the NMAP page carefully, it may not work)
Download it from:

Get the nmap-3.81-win32.zip file (or newer)
Extract the nmap.exe file from the archive to c:jffnms

Install WinPCAP for NMAP:

Download it from:

Choose the Auto-Installer.
Complete Install, Click on Next until Finish.


Configure Apache for PHP5:

Add this to the bottom of your c:program filesapache groupApache2confhttpd.conf file:

LoadModule php5_module c:/php/php5apache2.dll
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php

NameVirtualHost *

<VirtualHost *>
ServerAdmin [email protected]
DocumentRoot c:jffnmshtdocs
ServerName nms.yourdomain.com
DirectoryIndex index.php
LimitRequestLine 20000

* Make sure you modify the above information to match your needed settings

Configure PHP:
Make sure you have this on your php.ini file:

register_globals = On
register_argc_argv = On
allow_url_fopen = On

extension_dir = c:phpext

(Uncomment the following):

SMTP = your.mail.server.com (set it to your mail server IP or DNS name)

Now Restart the Apache Service.

if you don’t change these, JFFNMS will not work.

Configure MySQL:

To create the JFFNMS DB run the following:

Check the path to mysql.exe

c:> c:Program FilesMySQLMySQL Server 4.1binmysql.exe -u root -p<Root MySQL Password>

mysql>CREATE DATABASE jffnms;
mysql>GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON jffnms.* TO [email protected] IDENTIFIED BY ‘jffnms’;


c:> c:Program FilesMySQLMySQL Server 4.1binmysql.exe -ujffnms -pjffnms jffnms < c:jffnmsdocsjffnms-0.8.x.mysql

Replace x with the version you are installing.

Configure JFFNMS:


Go to:

Verify and change (if needed) the options.

Don’t mind the errors on diff, neato, smsclient, fping, ntpq, PgSQL and SOAP.

Save the configuration and change the values until everything needed is Green.

Everything else SHOULD be OK.

Scheduled Tasks:
If you did not install jffnms in c:jffnms you will have to change the
contents of the .bat files (path).

Start/Settings/Control Panel/Scheduled Tasks/Add Scheduled Task.
1) Next
2) Click Browse
3) Browse to c:jffnmsenginewindows and select the first .bat file.
4) Select Daily, then Next.
5) Change the Start time to 12:00 AM
6) Select Every 1 Days then Next.
7) Enter Username: jffnms and Password: (the one you choosed before), then Next.
8) Click the ‘Open Avanced…’ checkbox, then click Finish
9) Change “Start In” to c:jffnmsengine
10) Click the Schedule tab
11) For autodiscovery_interfaces, consolidate, poller & rrd_analizer:
Click on the Advanced Button.
Check Repeat Task. In the Every Field enter the respective times:
autodiscovery_interfaces every 30 minutes.
consolidate Every 1 Minute.
poller Every 4 minutes.
rrd_analizer every 30 minutes.
Duration: 24 Hours.

12) Click on OK.
13) Click on OK.


Now… try to access


(if you took this way)
Remember to add the last slash / to the URL.
The Default Username and password is “admin”.

If you want to read more, please read the INSTALL file and skip the Unix Parts.


If you need anything, contact us at: [email protected]

Thank You for trying ‘Just For Fun’ Network Management System

Don’t forget to Donate to the project if you find it useful for your work.

Javier Szyszlican aka SzYsZ
Buenos Aires, Argentina
[email protected] (please try the mailing list first)
ICQ #397319



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