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Perl FTP script fails from crontab, works from cmd

We have a Perl script we've been using (launched from crontab) for several years to upload images using Net::FTP. Recently we began to notice problems where the images were not uploading and errors ...
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How to print regex match

My problme is two fold. First is printing a regex match. The second is the actual regex. Problem 1: I'm trying to print the output of yum grouplist --verbose into a format that I can put into a ...
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RedHat - Can't install a Perl module (CPAN)

I'm not able to install a perl module: [root@xxx]# cpan Module::Find [...] CPAN: File::Temp loaded ok (v0.22) CPAN.pm: Going to build C/CR/CRENZ/Module-Find-0.12.tar.gz Checking if your kit is ...
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Not able to execute cgi script getting muxserver_listen bind(): Permission denied

When i run a perl CGI script from browser it gives below error in apache error logs. It is not getting response from server. While i run my script from command prompt it works fine. I am using below ...
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Not able to run remote scipt from perl CGI script

I have created a program using perl CGI where i am calling my server script which is at remote location. For that i have used OpenSSH. But when i run this script from my terminal it works fine my ...
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Server serves old cache/memory/data with linkchecker agent

I'm using the perl script below to fill the cache/memory of the server by visiting all the links with the wget command and the linkchecker agent to check for broken links. When I run it it keeps ...
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Red Hat Network API connection

I'm creating a perl script that connects to the RHN, however I seem to be struggling. The code I have is this: #!/usr/bin/perl use Frontier::Client; my $HOST = 'xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com'; my $client ...
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Mod Perl on RHEL 7

I for the life of me can not find the mod_perl package for RHEL 7. There is no package remotely called mod_perl, and google does not help. I am trying to get Redmine Git Hosting setup, but I need to ...
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Munin Postgres plugins: DBD::Pg not found

I'm trying to activate some of the Postgresql plugins for Munin. When I run munin-node-configure --suggest | grep postgres I get the following output: postgres_bgwriter | no | no [DBD::Pg ...
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Remove spoofing email notifications

I am using CentOS release 6.5 (Final) with MIMEdefang and I am getting spammed by someone that uses an e-mail spoofer. He sends alot of e-mails from random-user@mydomain to the same ...
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How do I uninstall/remove CPAN?

Is there a way to completely remove CPAN from my machine? I tried searching Google for a way to do this, but all of the results are focused around uninstalling the modules.
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masquerade an URL with proxy SSL or other methods

good day dear server experts I would like to be able to masquerade an URL, that is to keep the URL the user is entering when going to a page. For example: The user is entering at his browser: ...
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CGI Script not running in PHP file

I have a CGI script in the server called script.cgi and I have added the following code to the domain vhost: Action add-footer /cgi-bin/script.cgi AddHandler add-footer .htm .html I have ...
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How can I enable IIS to run Perl scripts?

we're trying to get awstats up and running on our IIS6 server. awstats is running fine and generating output and all that jazz... no problem there. When trying to change the selected month/year in ...
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Problems with @INC when updating Perl form 5.10 to 5.18 on Centos

I am on Centos 6 (as root) with Perl 5.10, also with a lot of modules installed (using yum and CPAN). I've tried to upgrade Perl to 5.18 and now have some problems with @INC. I receive messages that ...
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Debian Wheezy and SUID Perl

I just upgraded a Debian Lenny box to Wheezy, and found that suidperl is gone. Googling reveals that the upstream maintainers removed it; I need suidperl to run our mail installation, Open Webmail. ...
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tomcat server not running after uncommenting servlet tags in web.xml

I am running tomcatserver and i need to execute a perl script. I searched online and found out that i need to uncomment in conf/web.xml <servlet> ...
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Cpan module install fails

I am trying to install the Inline::MakeMaker Perl module (including Inline::C), but it fails when installing Inline::C (seems it cannot find "make", though make is installed under /usr/bin). This ...
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process works under strace but not normally

I have a process - a perl script - that does: while true check a POP account on a server on the lan process any email found write logs - messages found, actions taken, errors sleep ...
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“yum update” error. How to handle this?

I have an ec2 instance and I'm trying to update all packages. But the problem is when I execute "yum update" it shows the message: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl/Cwd.pm ...
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Is it possible to save the perl modules using cpanm?

The following commands attempts to reinstall, I just want to download w/o installing. I'm usnig Ubuntu. cpanm Test::Fatal --save-dists saved
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Downgrade Perl 5.16 to 5.14

I carelessly did yum update on my Amazon Linux AMI and updated Perl. Now my Movable Type install doesn't work. I did some google but could not find any solution except downgrading Perl to 5.14. ...
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monitorix 3.4.0 error: File 'monitorix.conf.path' was not found

I am running monitorix on CentOS using my apache server (as opposed to the built-in server) wit the following addition to the virtualhost: Alias /monitorix /usr/share/monitorix <Directory ...
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run specific perl script as root under apache

I have a perl program that runs fine when called through the Internet via apache on Fedora Linux server. In that perl script I have a system command which does not run because it needs to be run as ...
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Handy parsing for numbers with unit suffixes?

Let's say you have data with quantities in human-readable format, such as the output of du -h, and want to further operate on those numbers. Let's say you want to pipe your data through grep to do a ...
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Installing perl-Time-HiRes on RHEL6.2 gives perl dependency error

I get the following when trying to install perl-Time-HiRes: host1:user1 > sudo yum install perl-Time-HiRes Loaded plugins: product-id, security, subscription-manager This system is not registered ...
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Most efficient way to serve less than 10 http requests per day using cgi

Our company manages over one hundred servers and we would like to "ask" these servers for basic usage info once or twice a day using http. The usage info can be easily found with a perl cgi script ...
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FC14 and yum dependancies

I've got my hands on an FC14 machine and I've been trying to get yum working on it over the past couple of days. The machine (which is an appliance) shipped with a conflicting package to ...
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Setup Oracle instant client on CentOS/RHEL Linux - for PHP and Perl

I'm trying to setup a CentOS 5.5/64 bit VM to access a remote Oracle database with PHP and Perl scripts. (I have no experience with Oracle, have only programmed and administrated some PostgreSQl and ...
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Perl - Using Net::SNMP::Interfaces to list interfaces of host

How could i get a list of all interfaces on a host with snmp, i am using. use Net::SNMP::Interfaces; my $interfaces = Net::SNMP::Interfaces->new(Hostname => 'localhost', ...
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Munin on Centos 6 - missing perl MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8

I'm trying to install Munin on a new VPS through yum install munin but I keep getting an error about a missing perl module: Requires: perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8). This is the perl version currently ...
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How do I build and configure a local CPAN module repo?

I'm a sys admin administering three air gapped (zero internet access) supercomputers. On one of the supercomputers we need to run Bugzilla. I already built my own local yum repository, but now I ...
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Getting errors from local CPAN configuration on server with no internet

I've been wrestling with getting a local CPAN installed and configured on a CentOS server with no internet access. What I've done so far is this: 1) Made a full rsync of a CPAN directory onto an ...
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How to get password prompt from ssh in Perl script

When I execute this from command line, I get prompted for joe's password (which is what I want): ssh -t 192.168.1.32 'scp joe@192.168.1.31:/etc/hosts /tmp' When I try to run the same command from ...
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AWStats process dies while processing large logs

I have really large nginx log files - as much as 250MB. When I have ran like 10 days of the month of log files - then the next daily logs would cause my awstats to die. Like so: ...
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Locating Rogue Perl Script

I've been trying to source the location of a perl script which is causing havoc on a server which I control. I'm also trying to find out exactly how this script was installed on the server - my best ...
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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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Exit code 13 from Perl's system() command?

I am trying to call system commands from perl, using system(). That usually works fine, but when I don't start the perl script myself, but have a compiled C program run it using the C popen() ...
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Nagios plugin script not working as expected

I have modified an off-the-shelf Nagios plugin perl script to (in theory) return a one or zero according to the existence, or not, of a file on a remote linux server. The script runs a remote ssh ...
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Optimizing Apache2 for high volume of small requests

I have a Perl script which returns a string, it's very simple and small. It is running on CentOS 6.4 with mod-prefork and mod_cgi via httpd 2.2.15 over SSL. It is the directory index, so when you ...
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install_driver(mysql) failed: Unable to get DBI state function. DBI not loaded

I installed OTRS from a rpm and the web installer /orts/installer.pl stops with: Error during AJAX communication. Status: error, Error: Internal Server Error Apache error_log ...
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Setting up Git, Gitweb, Gitolite on a Fedora 19 Server - Getting a '404 - No project found' message

All - I'm getting a 404 - No projects found trying to get a gitweb server up. Git and gitolite work fine, but I can't get projects to show up. Here's my setup: I'm working on getting Gitweb up on ...
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Cacti CLI tools: List present graphs per host

How can I list the graphs for a host, or at the very least the number of graphs? I'm thinking of a condition where I'd add more graphs depending on such output but all I see is to list available ...
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Postfix content filter not passing back message

I'm using a simple content filter to pass off mail to a perl script to encrypt using a pgp key. Master.Cf Under smtp -o content_filter=mail_encrypt:dummy Then mail_encrypt unix - ...
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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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Munin with postgresql 9.2

I am trying to set up Munin to collect stats on a server with postgresql 9.1 and 9.2 (the server is currently running 9.1, have tested on a fresh VM with 9.2 to rule out some weird problem on the ...
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Free Perl for IIS

I'd like to use awstats for website statistics. Is there some free Perl distribution that plays nicely with IIS 7? This is what I've tried: Googling for perl iis yields a lot of tutorials, all of ...
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Hardcoded password vs using `cat` to retrieve from file

I'm using Zentyal (formerly EBox) as my home gateway/server, to evaluate it for possible use in a local organization. I wanted to change the root MySQL password, which I did, and mistakenly changed ...
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Missing perl modules error for properly installed perl modules on FreeBSD 8.3, perl 5.16

Trying to run a Nagios plugin on 8.3-RELEASE-p3, I get the error: Missing perl modules: Net::SMTP::SSL I have rebuilt the ports for both p5-Net-SMTP-SSL and perl5.16. cpan -i Net::SMTP::SSL reports ...
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Is it good practice to just copy Perl modules via RPM?

A few applications on our RHEL6 servers depend on a few Perl modules being present. I would like to add these Perl modules as part of the Kickstart process when turning up new hosts. As opposed to ...