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Can't install Perl DBD module on Ubuntu (for Bugzilla)

Trying to install bugzilla-4.2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. When I run checksetup.pl I get the following error: YOU MUST RUN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COMMANDS (depending on which database you use): PostgreSQL: ...
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How to change HTTP_REFERER using perl?

I tried to change log format and change HTTP_REFERER using perl to change browser's referrer like below. [pattern1] Log Format : %{HTTP_REFERER}o perl : $ENV{'HTTP_REFERER'} = ...
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When to use Bash, when Python/Perl/Ruby? [closed]

What's your rationale for when to write a Bash script and when to use a more powerful scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, ...)? I'm finding that very simple scripts are nicer with Bash, but many ...
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Authoritative DNS with default response

I need to setup an authoritative DNS for 500K zones. About 90% of the zones are identical (except for the domain name of course). I have only found PowerDNS appropriate for this task - using Pipe ...
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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 ...
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Did not find 'zeroDotZero' in module SNMPv2-SMI

I have a perl script that searches through our switches to find which one hosts a given IP address; this script uses net-snmp libraries to poll through a daisy-chain of ethernet switches (think core / ...
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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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script for changing file dates of postfix Mailbox files

I have a Maildir structure, that got wrongly restored from backup and all files have the file date of the restore instead of when they have been created/received. What would be the best way to ...
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File::Temp version 0.18 required--this is only version 16

I ran YUM on a server running BestPractical's RT. Now Apache won't start. Looking at the error log I get this error: File::Temp version 0.18 required--this is only version 0.16 at ...
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What kind of backup plan do I need for installing perl modules in production?

I manage an application that has been rode hard and put away wet over the years, but is still expected to continue to work. The server OS has been maintained, but the Perl instance has not because ...
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Bugzilla install-module.pl can't find “make” but it's installed and in my path

I'm installing Bugzilla on a new Ubuntu server, and ./checksetup.pl finds one more library I need to install. So it tells me to run this command: /usr/bin/perl install-module.pl Math::Random::Secure ...
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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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Perl File::Copy module installation fails

I have Perl version version 5.10.1 installed in my CentOS6.0 machine. I need to install TWiki and it needs some perl modules (see this URL) http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWikiInstallationGuide ...
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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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Centos 6.3 PERL CGI selinux file read access

I have a CGI script called index.cgi It is trying to read a log file called 10.128.0.242.2012.sep.20.downloaded.txt under the path /var/log/trafcount/ It appears that it is being blocked by selinux. ...
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Centos 6.3 PERL CGI selinux file read access

I have a CGI script called index.cgi It is trying to read a log file called 10.128.0.242.2012.sep.20.downloaded.txt under the path /var/log/trafcount/ It appears that it is being blocked by selinux. ...
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Run a perl script as a windows 7 service

I have a perl script which is compiled using pp, to be run as a windows service on windows 7 machines. I looked at the thread http://www.perlmonks.org/index.pl?node%5Fid=230377 but of little use ...
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linux + create host file from CSV file by sed or awk or perl

I have the following CSV file this file defined which Linux machine exist in the system and there ip's my target is to create host file from this file please advice how to create host file as ...
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Can I safely delete the .cpanm/work directory?

I've used cpanm to install cpan perl modules on my system, however the .cpanm/work directory is 100's of megs and I'd like to delete it. Can I delete this directory without adversely affecting my ...
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BugZilla XML RPC Interface

I am attempting to setup BugZilla to receive but reports from another system using the XML-RPC interface. BugZilla works fine on its own with its own interface. When I attempt to test the XML-RPC ...
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Perl not working with Nginx via fastcgi, cannot decipher error logs

Im running CentOS 6.2, Nginx 1.2.3 following these Linode Instructions to get Perl to work with Nginx I've done everything upto the point of testing an actual Perl file. When I do this the browser ...
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view cpanel running scripts

Hi I want to view or stop the perl scripts which are running in my cpanel server. Me have no root access to server. But i think some perl or python scripts are still running in my server. Please help ...
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apache2-worker + cgi-perl vs apache2-prefork + mod_perl - what’s faster? what takes less resources?

Hiya. I', using Gentoo linux. it seems that i cannot emerge/install mod_perl with a threaded apache2 so i would like to know what's the pros and cons of using the worker module of apache2 with ...
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Cannot run logwatch due to Date::Manip issue

I tried to run logwatch at follows [root@machine cron.daily]# ./0logwatch ERROR: Date::Manip unable to determine TimeZone. Execute the following command in a shell prompt: perldoc ...
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SELinux is preventing Perl CGI script from accessing Oracle libraries

I'm trying to configure SELinux on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 web server that runs Apache 2.2.15 and Perl 5.10.1, and connects to remote Oracle databases. The Oracle 11.2g client is installed. The ...
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Remote access of Perl script no longer working

I have a Perl script on my server that another 3rd party website runs to add a username and password to a file on my server. This used to work without any problems for years but recently we had a HDD ...
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Using environment variables to keep track of processes launched by cron

My question: I have an if statement in perl where I attempt to detect via environment variables at the time of launching the perl script whether it was launched via a cron job or via normal execution ...
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Installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server: Perl install issues

I'm installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server (latest version) using these instructions. And I'm having problems installing required perl modules. It says to run commands that look like this to ...
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Calling sudo within a script that was called with sudo prompts for password even with NOPASSWD

A PHP program I am working with (LConf) calls a script using sudo. I have allowed the user apache to run the script and have tested with sudo -u apache /usr/local/LConf/lconf_deploy.sh. I am being ...
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Script automation : login, enter password, run commands, save output locally?

I have had a question for a while whether it possible for a Perl or Bash script to: log into another machine enter password run a few commands save output in a local file How can I do it? Thanks ...
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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 ...
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Strange Apache/PHP&Perl behavior—error (70007)

I’m dealing with a particular strange situation: I have two Linux machines, one with Scientific Linux (v4.8) and one with CentOS (v6.2). On the SL machine I have a XAMPP distribution with Apache ...
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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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Issue with perl -MCPAN -e 'install Module::Build';

While doing the perl -MCPAN -e 'install Module::Build'; it gives the following error, How can I resolve it ? /usr/bin/perl Build --makefile_env_macros 1 Can't locate Perl/OSType.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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Can't locate Config/IniFiles.pm in @INC (@INC contains:

mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. Following are the error I had when I tried to execute the mylvmbackup perl script. How can I ...
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Perl / BerkelyDB @INC problems trying to install Amavisd-new (CentOS)

I'm trying to follow this guide here to install Amavis, SpamAssassin + ClamAV... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd Things mostly went well but Amavisd would not start... # service amavisd start ...
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Amavisd-new cannot start - missing Unix::Syslog (CentOS)

I followed the basic instructions here for installing amavisd, spamassassin + clamav... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd I get the following error when trying to start amavisd... # service ...
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perl setting locale failing

Is there any way of fixing once and for all the problem mentioned here: http://www.thomas-krenn.com/de/wiki/Perl_warning_Setting_locale_failed_unter_Debian I keep fixing it by doing export ...
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Perl virtual environments?

Background (not a mandatory read) I started my current job as a web development intern. The guy who was teaching me left half way through and I have basically been left up sh*t creek with only a ...
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Installing apxs on windows 64

I'm trying to set up my localhost apache2.2, running on windows 7, as a flash streaming server. So far I've discovered that I need to install mod_flv, which means I need apxs. I found apxs for win32 ...
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How do you enable Perl on Ubuntu with Apache2

I have installed ubunutu witha apache on my pc and everything works great except: I don't know how to enable perl, everything I have tried either gave me a server error or gave me a 403 for the perl ...
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Need help running CGI scripts on Mac OS X Apache

I'm trying to run a simple CGI perl script (see below) using Apache on my Macbook running OS X Lion and I'm having difficulty getting it to run even the simplest of scripts. I have turned on web ...
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Bugzilla can't install DBD::mysql

Im not at all familiar with anything that I am doing right now... so I am extremely nervous about it. I have some websites running on my server using mysql. I use mysql -v and I get: mysql Ver ...
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Perl script error: byteloader version mismatch

I have perl script for TSM reporting which was working fine in AIX version 5. After upgrading AIX to version 6, the script is not working. I'm getting this error: byteloader version mismatch expected ...
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What causes newlines to be stripped when a buffer is flushed to a full ext3 partition?

We noticed this when we got disk full problems on our log partition. The resulting log files would have many lines concatenated together as if newlines were being stripped. A single line would be ...
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Making lighttpd redirect from www.example.com to www.example.com/cgi-bin/index.pl

What the title says.. www.example.com is defined in lighttpd.conf as a virtual host: $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)example.com$" { server.document-root = "/usr/www/example.com/http" ...
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NRPE and Perl - cannot include ANYTHING or it breaks

I've been banging my head off NRPE and Perl for weeks now. I decided to start from absolute first principles, and create a dummy nagios plugin that does nothing but always returns OK. I called it ...
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Windows, Apache and MSSQL Authentication

I have a create database script written in perl. I remember it working just fine another machine. A couple years later using a Vista machine I am trying to use it again and it keeps failing. The ...
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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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How do you configure Perl CPAN in Solaris?

I can't seem to get CPAN installs working on a Solaris machine. Here is my current output. ~# perl -MCPAN -eshell Terminal does not support AddHistory. cpan shell -- CPAN exploration and modules ...