Using the command line and nmake

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Setup the build system

  • Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio Express
  • Download and install ActivePerl for the build scripts

Build Net-SNMP
Open a command prompt with the correct options:

  • cmd /V:ON /E:ON

Set the environment variables for Visual Studio as well as the SDK (modify paths to match your install locations)

  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\VC\Auxiliary\Build\vcvarsall.bat

Run the build script

  • C:\net-snmp\win32\build.bat

Common Issues

  • "This application ahs failed to start because MSVCR80.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
    • This error is related to the MS Visual C++ Redistributable Package. Generally you can remedy this issue by running vcredist_x86.exe (MS Visual C++ Redistributable Package) on the target system.