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This is documentation about a configuration directive, which can be placed within Movable Type’s core configuration file, mt-config.cgi, to customize the behavior of the system.

By default, the script that Movable Type uses for the administrative interface is called mt.cgi. In some situations—for example, if you are running MT under mod_perl, or if your server requires that your Perl scripts have the extension .pl—you may need different names for these scripts. You can set the names that will be used throughout the default templates and Movable Type code by changing these values.

The value of AdminScript can be output in templates using the <$mt:AdminScript$> tag.


Filename of the file to be used for accessing the admin interface. Default is mt.cgi


Change the script to