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Automatically add/remove entry to/from /etc/hosts when enabling/disabling apache2 virtualhost

When I create virtualhosts, I almost always forget to add an entry to /etc/hosts until I've attempted to check the site in a web browser and moaned about the oversight. What I want to do is modify ...
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Install Crypt::SSLeay Debian [closed]

Crypt::SSLeay In debian? What's the command.
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Apache keep catching SIGTERM out of the blue

I have apache 2.2.15 server on CentOS release 6.6 (Final). It runs mod_perl and some perl scripts in junction with mysql DB. The problem I'm encountering is that from time to time apache gets SIGTERM ...
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Script output differing from output when command is run manually [closed]

I'm fairly new to things and I've been writing a simple Perl script to poll a server for iostat -k -x data every few seconds using capture from Capture::Tiny The script works, however the data being ...
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Postfix header_checks syntax (POSIX - Perl)

I am using header_checks in Postfix to rewrite my headers (for emails sent by Outlook through my server). Here is the part of the header I am trying to change : Received: from Raphasus ...
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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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Perl doesn't work without warnings in CGI

For some reason I can't get a perl script to run in the cgi-bin folder. I haven't made these files and we've uploaded them to another server and they work fine. However I've used the following ...
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How to install Perl Power Tools on Windows

Are the Perl Power Tools still around? I'm trying to install them on Windows Server 2008 with Strawberry Perl. If I search the web I get: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ppt/ as first link, where I ...
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Bugzilla : No SASL mechanism found

I am using Bugzilla on windows 7. I am using the unofficial Bugzilla installer. I followed the steps accordingly and gave valid credentials wherever required. I open Bugzilla and try to create a new ...
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Installing mod_perl 2 on Apache2 fails

I'm trying to install mod_perl 2.0.8 on a fresh installation of Apache 2.2.27 / RHEL 7. Apache was built from source and installed to /usr/local/apache2. I then installed mod_perl with ...
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Apache - Replace Apache::AuthenNTLM with Kerberos (mod_auth_kerb)

Within an intranet system on Solaris we currently use perls Apache2::AuthenNTLM module to authenticate with a Win 2k3 doman server, so we can access the user ID of the person browsing the site. ...
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Spamassasin: Check mailbox for spam

How can I have spamassasin check a mail folder for spam and move it into a different one. I've been getting a lot of spam recently and started implementing bayesian classifiers. I moved a bunch into ...
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Perl: Log every execution of all scripts

Is there a way to log every execution of perl scripts on the complete server? I am investigating a possible security issue and therefore want to log every perl execution. Is something like this ...
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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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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() ...