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IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 refusing to create PASSIVE MODE FTP connections

I'm attempting to get an FTP client written in perl to transfer files from an IIS 7.5 FTP server using passive mode. I've configured the FTP server as per instructions and have also configured ...
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Proper acting when a process is consuming 100% time of CPU

On several machines I have a problem with a process that is using 100% time of a CPU. USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND root 85740 100.0 0.2 34668 ...
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Running nph-script.cgi keeps outputting Server details at the end

I am running a nph-script.cgi on my server. The server keeps adding HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 02:28:53 GMT Server: Apache/2.2.8 (Ubuntu) PHP/5.2.8-1hardy~ppa1 with Suhosin-...
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Apache: Permission denied: exec of '/var/www/html/cgi-test/first.pl' failed

So, I'm new to CGI / Perl, I'm trying to move a perl-based web app to a new server. My new server is CentOS 7, which runs Apache HTTPD 2.4.6. I'm trying to get a basic Perl CGI working from an HTTP ...
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BugZilla: Adding PerlConfigRequire to apache2 conf generates errors when restarting service

I've been following the BugZilla installation documentation and using mod_perl w/ apache2. Everything has gone fairly smooth and bugzilla pages appear to be getting rendered and served correctly, but ...
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Odd behaviour of gettimeofday on RHEL5 server

I'm experiencing very odd behaviour from Time::HiRes on RHEL5. Since Time::HiRes is in the Perl standard installation, and is basically a wrapper around the gettimeofday system call, I'm inclined to ...
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View what file started a process in linux

One of my servers started sending spam in heavy amounts. The server is using ISPConfig 3 and one of the web users most likely has a security breach. I have identified the user and one file somehow ...
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How to process incoming email sent to a catchall address (and a few valid email addresses)

I need to build a web application where people can send an email to custom email addresses (like - 1week@example.com, or 2days@example.com) and the email address '1week' and '2days' is used to perform ...
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Mod_Perl configuration for multiple domains

Reading the Mod_Perl module documentation, can we configure it on per domain basis, what I mean can we configure it to run on every domain or specific domain only. What I see in the docs is: ...
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Dynamically set current domain in nginx with perl module

I know how to set variables and use subroutines with the nginx builtin perl module INSIDE a "server" directive but, what I need to do is to set/rewrite the current domain before. Let's say, we have a ...
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SciLinux6 perl Test::Trap and Tk installation…how?

A more or less fresh install of SciLinux 6: [CODE] $ cat /etc/redhat-release Scientific Linux release 6.0 (Carbon) $ uname -an Linux bigbox.em.local 2.6.32-131.6.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jul 12 17:14:...
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Can't install Apache::Template on Debian

When I try to install this module via cpan: cpan -i Apache::Template I get an error "512, won't make". This behavior is the same on Debian Lenny or Squeeze. Any ideas on how to get it to build?
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mod perl in apache 2.2 not parsing perl scripts

I've set up a fresh Apache 2.2.15 server on windows server 2008 R2 with mod_perl (mod perl v2.0.4 / perl v5.10.1). Mod_perl and Perl 5.10 has been installed and loaded without problems. However, ...
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SSH to ESXi server with Expect immediately closes

I am writing a VM deployment tool that needed to start VMs on an ESXi server. To do this I am using Perl's Expect module to spawn an ssh client to connect to the server and use vim-cmd to manage the ...
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Sending mail from perl applications with SSMTP

I am on host-server with Centos 7 and KVM virtualization. I have 2 guest systems which are in routed virtual LAN. One of them is WEB server, the other is a mail server. Web server has hostname example....
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Perl and nginx configuation

I'm trying to get the latest nginx running alongside Perl. I know Perl itself is installed, as I can run test.cgi perfectly from the command line. However, when trying to run from the browser I get a "...
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Gentoo emerge packages conflict

I'm trying to install git on my Gentoo webserver. The command "emerge dev-vcs/git" returns the following result : * IMPORTANT: 12 news items need reading for repository 'gentoo'. * Use eselect ...
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How can i set SCRIPT_NAME when using proxy_pass with nginx

I have a perl catalyst application that i'm mounting on a specific url (vs mounting on a subdomain) and am having problems setting SCRIPT_NAME on the request to the backend. This affects the urls ...
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Safety of concurrent samba writes and perl move

I have samba (3.6.3-0.30.1-2920-SUSE-CODE11-x86_64) running on a SLES11 server which receives files from a Windows machine. The samba share is actually a NFS mount from an other server, and I need to ...
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mod_fastcgi.so + FCGI (perl) make 500 error with graceful restart on apache 2.2

We'd like to construct a perl (FCGI) application on apache2.2 with mod_fastcgi.so but it makes 500 error when I graceful it. Do you have any idea or solution for it? LoadModule fastcgi_module ...
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perl Net::DNS weird error (root servers “did not give answers”)

I'm trying to install Net::DNS as part of setting up ASSP Deluxe. I've installed my own 5.14.1 perl on a CentOS box, and when it tries to 'make test' Net::DNS, I get: Servers [202.12.27.33 193.0.14....
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command in perl script not working

When I place this command in a perl script, it won't work: `chkconfig --level 3 nslcd on`; But if I execute it on a linux command shell, it works. [root@barf Scripts]# chkconfig --level 3 nslcd on ...
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Troubles monitoring a zimbra installation with nagios

I am trying to monitor my legacy zimbra installation (running on an outdated Ubuntu 8.x) from my nagios install (running on a more recent OpenBSD). The problem is that when I run check_nrpe from the ...
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Server Performance

I know very little about performance tuning of servers etc... so i thought i'd put this up here as i start some research on it, just to get some direction. I am in the process of migrating from my ...
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perl dbd::mysql cant install (from asterisk perl script)

I ve got problem with perl script for asterisk. I've investigate that when tping use DBI; -- all statcks. After that i added: my @driver_names = DBI->available_drivers; foreach (@driver_names){...
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Mod_Perl AddType .pl execution on apache

I've recently been using PHP via mod_php, and I assumed that getting mod_perl running properly was going to require a similar setup: AddType application/x-httpd-php .php unfortunately this does ...
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Check_webinject plugin will not connect to https site using

We're using Nagios to monitor some of our web sites. We have a script that uses the older plugin that we are trying to switch to using webinject.pl from cpan. When the script runs, it generates this ...
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Modify apache 2 to use different Perl instance

I have 2 installed Perl on the OS, now my cgi script need to run the module on newly installed Perl, I've already set played the PERL5LIB, @INC to include the new instance but it doesn't work. Any ...
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Random Connections to MySQL refused (Error 111)

A Perl/CGI webapp that has been running fine for almost a year has started to randomly been unable to connect to a remotely hosted MySQL. The Error thrown is : Can't connect to MySQL server on 'xx....
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Not able to install Statistics::Basic on RHEL5

I am trying to install the perl module Statistics::Basic::Mode on a RHEL 5 system and am having issues. I have tried MCPAN and RPM. Here is the result of running sudo perl -MCPAN -e shell > ...
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cpan configuration wrong - how to change?

I seem to have misconfigured spam and am now trying to change it. I read elsewhere to remove /root/.cpam, which I did but that did not help to get me the initiation dialog. When I type into the ...
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Is there a Perl/PHP/Ruby/Other webtop-like filemangager platform?

EDIT: Is there a web based file manager / Workspace similar to EyeOS but uses Unix authentication and allows them to edit their files? If that makes sense? Thanks. It'd be awesome if something like ...
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OpenWebmail on Debian 5 (Perl 5.10)

I've upgraded server running OpenWebmail from Debian 4.0 to Debian 5.0. Perl was upgraded to 5.10 as well. I have issues with some functions of OpenWebmail (attachments are 0 bytes size, HTML-...
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Perl module error on solaris-10

I have installed perl and pm_dbdmysql perl module on solaris-10. I have a perl script which makes the mysql DB connection to a diff server and runs some queries and returns the results. Its working ...
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apache don't execute perl source

I need to enable web interface for Asterisk Voice mail. To do that I put Perl scripts from asterisk dir to /var/www/vmail. And started Apache2. But when I go to localhost/vmail/vmail.cgi it doesn't ...
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Accessing UNC paths from inside Perl CGI under IIS6

For space reasons, we need to move some files off our main file/webserver to another network fileserver. However, the original file/webserver is still responsible for providing access to these files, ...
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How can i Move or copy files (or folder) from solaris server to removable disk.(Backup Tape drive)

i need to move or copy some zip(.tar,.gz,.Z) files from solaris server to Backup tape drive and also i want to retrive from tapedrive when ever i want without any loss. kindly expain the procedure. i ...
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perl script running only once on IIS 7 server

I am on Windows 7 (IIS 7). When I run a perl script it works fine once and returns the output to any browser. It takes input from html form and prints the input as text. Upon reload or second run, the ...
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How can I forward email to a perl script on Linux?

I would like all mail sent to a particular alias on a Linux machine to be processed by a perl script but sendmail is giving me a "Service unavailable" error and I don't understand what I'm missing. I ...