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Monitoring HP Proliant iLO whith perl script in Nagios

I'm trying to monitor an iLO with this script: ...
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How do I install Perl 5.8 and Perlfect on IIS 7.5?

I've got an old website that I need to keep running on a new server - Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. The website uses Perlfect search (http://www.perlfect.com/freescripts/search/), which ...
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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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cgi-bin for virtualhosts in apache

Let's assume that I have 2 virtualhosts running for the domains domain1.com and domain2.com. For these domains I set the documentroot to c:\server\htdocs\user\domains\domain1.com and ...
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What is the easiest way to upgrade my existing Perl 5.14 to Perl 5.16 on FreeBSD 9 using the ports system?

I use the ports system on FreeBSD. What is the easiest way to upgrade Perl using ports? I currently uninstall all of perl and it's dependencies. I'd think there would be a cool way to upgrade Perl and ...
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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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Self compiled Perl package Centos [duplicate]

I have a Centos 6 server.. I have compiled Perl 5.16 in it (in a non-standard location). Now when I try to install Some package which is dependent on Perl using yum.. Yum tries to install Perl ...
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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 ...
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linux + exit status from perl one liner code

I use perl one liner in my ksh scripts some times its necessary to get exit status from the perl one liner in order to very if perl one liner succeeded or not for example I need to verify if the ...
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Retrieve Windows Username via SSPI + CGI Perl

I need to retrieve the username of the windows user logged in currently when he is accessing my intranet page. I am trying to authenticate my webpage using SSPI(mod_auth_sspi.so) on Windows Server ...
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How to use abstract names of unix domain sockets with fastcgi in nginx?

I tried some perl examples of unix domain sockets using abstract names: Created a socket starting with a null character: my $socket_path = "\0wibble"; using netstat -nlp I can see the socket: unix ...
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installing MIME::Tools fails with an error in t/Smtpsend.t

System: debian 7 x64 RC 1 Perl Version:v5.14.2 When trying to install MIME::Tools I can't get it to properly compile. cpan[4]> install MIME::Tools Going to read '/root/.cpan/Metadata' Database ...
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Automatically prepend executable Perl scripts using .htaccess (like php_value auto_prepend_file)?

I have previously built sites using PHP, where I automatically included header and footer html using the following lines in .htaccess on an Apache host: php_value auto_prepend_file ...
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Linux how to run a script in the background on a remote server? [closed]

I'm on a linux machine. I would like to run four perl scripts on a remote server. Each script produces a single output file but it can take hours to run. I would like to run the scripts in the ...
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Apache errors - *** glibc detected *** Backtrace - perl

I have been getting these errors in my apache logs on my server - it only happened once a day or every two days. Any idea what could be causing this? I dont even have an idea of where to start? *** ...
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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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Sendmail Spamming Recipient

I am using a perl script to send daily status to my gmail account. For some reason, sendmail seems to be spamming gmail although I am only sending one email Gmail is complaining about a failed ...
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bastille cannot find Curses.pm

i am running centos 6 and installed the rpm version of bastille, it cannot find Curses.pm, however perl-Curses is installed and somehow even perl cannot find it. [root@server ~]# /usr/sbin/bastille ...
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Need equivalent of command with nmap, awk and grep for Windows machines with PowerShell and/or Perl

Please see this thread for reference How can I scan using nmap and Zenmap all hostnames that begin with a particular string? One of the answers in the thread above uses the following query (I take ...
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Net::FTPSSL Perl module rename does not work

I'm using the Perl module Net::FTPSSL and 'rename' does not work, everything else does. I've verified the file is there and I can rename it using gui based ftp client but not through the Perl module. ...
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How to find directories that contain only one file?

Does anyone know how to search through thousands of subdirectories for all directories that contain only 1 file and not more than 1 file? Any suggestion on what tool to use or an easy code snippet?
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What does fork() mean in Perl? [closed]

I have a block of Perl code. I'm having some trouble understanding the same. if(my $child = fork()) { #Do somthing } else { #Run system command return; } Could anyone please make me ...
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How can I run a Perl script in a different timezone?

I need to run a Perl script, but make it think that it is in a different timezone (GMT) than the server is configured to use normally. I would like to do this without modify the existing script, by ...
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Modules to protect PHP and Perl from accessing other users file/data? [closed]

I've use to use a combination of suPHP with suExec in order to try to protect the users and limiting the PHP/Perl from running out of their allowed space (i.e.: user/tmp folders). Its been a while ...
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Run perl file from plesk's scheduled tasks every minute

Can anyone please tell how to run perl file from plesk's scheduled tasks every minute... There are plenty of tutorials for php files but can't find anything useful for perl... Any ideas?
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Coding exercise for Linux Systems Admin?

I am preparing for a Systems Admin(linux) role for a big company(top 10 companies) and one of the requisite is knowledge of a language like perl, python or Ruby. I have a phone interview which ...
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Create a process whose ruser and user are different

Could anyone please help to find a way to create a process whose ruser and user are different? Currently, I used the line sudo su david -c ./test.pl, Then when I type the following line to get the ...
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Perl regex expression

I have the following string produced by a server log file. I am using Simple Event Correlator (which uses perl regex) to manipulate lines: 18:37:31 643.65.123.123 []sent ...
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Remove text between delimiters in linux [duplicate]

Server got hacked and a fair amount of files were edited. We noticed that the code that was inserted were typically done between delimiters (e.g. /*e21234*/ blah blah /*/e21234*/). What is the most ...
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Is it possible to dry-run install a CPAN bundle?

I'm migrating from one server to another and using perl -MCPAN -eautobundle to work out which modules I should be bringing along. Some modules are a bit problematic at install-time though (mainly due ...
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bad interpreter: Text file busy

For ages I've gotten used to editing Perl CGI scripts in "vi" and simultaneously having a browser open to test them. Lately, I've been getting "500" server errors when I do that, and when I run the ...
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Install PAR packer in solaris 11

Installing par packer in solaris 11 is throwing following error. i had used perlgcc but didnt help Has anyone faced the similar issue? How can i install it successfully # perlgcc Makefile.PL # make ...
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linux/solaris insert date & time at the beginning of each line in file

I want to add date & time at the begging of each line in some file I used sed in order to add the date & time before each line in file please advice what I need to update in my sed in order ...
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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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Cpan/m fails to install Cache::Cache because of method “set_size”

just starting out with perl (trying to get an Request Tracker install working): For some reason I can't install Cache::Cache! (or rather the tests are failing): Notes: perl 5.8.8 on CentOS 5.8 Final ...
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Creating a script to install a Perl application and its dependencies automatically

I have a Perl application that needs a lot of dependencies that i need to deploy on numerous servers I would like to make a script that installs that Perl application automatically and quickly. To ...
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perl one liners + add empty line after the last line [closed]

please advice what need to change in the perl syntax in order to add new empty line after the last line? example IP_INFO=12.23.2.1 echo IP= | perl -pe "s/$/$IP_INFO/" 1>>file . ...
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find files with non-zero size in shell

I need to get a list of names of files with non-zero size inside a directory. This should be in a shell script, so bash (or a Perl one-liner) would be ideal.
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grep to IP address when IP address in parameter

I need to grep to IP address ( as the following example ) , I use ksh script , # ifconfig -a | /usr/xpg4/bin/grep "100\.106\.2\.120 " inet 100.106.2.120 netmask ffffff00 broadcast ...
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Is it possible to include/use directly perl's Nagios::Plugin without installing it? [closed]

I am a web developer needing to monitor a vast array of servers with nagios and have to write some perl scripts for it. Looking into it I found Nagios::Plugin package from CPAN, but the servers don't ...
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MySQL creds accepted from CLI but not from Perl DBI [closed]

I have a remote MySQL server. I can log in from the client machine using: mysql -h 172.16.0.7 -u mysqlUser -p and it connects fine. When I use a simple DBH connection in Perl, with same ...
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Perl script which returns multiple exit codes

I have a Perl script that executes another Perl script inside it: #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Getopt::Long qw(:config no_ignore_case bundling_override); no warnings 'uninitialized'; ...
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How to run Mason (HTML-Mason) on IIS 7?

I have a website using Mason that I must transfer to an IIS7 server. I followed the instructions here http://www.masonhq.com/?RunningMasonUnderIIS, but they seem specific for IIS 6 and I have ...
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perl app on apache and cgi behaves terribly with 504 gateway timeouts

Note: This question is about my server configuration giving 504 timeouts. I made a project here http://www.tryperl.com/ (requires auth with GitHub to sign in). Please be kind, I'm working on to learn ...
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Strawberry perl 5 .6.21 cannot locate swtich.pm when i run perl scripts via perl commandline

im trying to run a pulledpork.pl script in conjunction with snort. The pulledpork.pl script can work i believe, but for some reasons. strawberry perl cannot locate switch.pm and thus is aborting ...
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narrowing why server post from perl web app fails on ec2

Update: I corrected the below permission issue and I can read the log files dancer generates. There was a small code bug, fixed. So now the logs display nothing, but my POST request still just fails ...
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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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grep + match value only if value in the end of line

please advice what is wrong with my code, ( I run this code on both OS linux and solaris ) I don't get the line from: "file ended with .tmp" example: I need to verify if $FILE ended with .tmp ...
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Making a user account dedicated to a single script in centos

I am trying to make a SSH login for someone on my box. But when they login I want it to auto load a perl script and for them ONLY to be aloud to see / use that perl script. I only know how to use ...
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All Details of a Running Process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a compromised server? This process is running on my Linux server and is sending spam (connecting to port 25 and port 80 with random IP's). top - ...