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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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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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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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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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Configure Perl DBI and DBD in Linux

I am new to Perl and I work in a Linux OEL 5x server. I am trying to configure the Perl DB modules for Oracle connectivity (DBD and DBI modules). Can anyone help me out in the installation procedure? ...
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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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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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Centos 6, apache mod_perl configured but not working

I just received today my dedi server access, I installed apache: yum install httpd After it, I configured httpd.conf located in /etc/httpd/conf, I modified server name, added server IP, and my ...
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How to listen for SNMP Traps from SNMP enabled network devices?

I just began working for my school's networking department, and I was assigned a project to develop a program to listen for traps from SNMP network devices. The device I am testing with an Access ...
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How to grep string in perl [closed]

How to grep the string in perl. Variable sessionWeb contains a web page html code. I want to grep "active Sessions" from this and want to print as below. For example the line in the web page will be ...
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Nginx directory aliasing incorrectly passing to fcgi

I have a website virtual host, example.com, which is statically served out of /home/erealms/www. However, the website runs through a series of perl scripts, which are located in various directories. ...
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weird behavior of perl's Compress-Zlib? [closed]

I'm been going crazy on this one... I've been using the gzflush() function for years in my collectl tool and recently noticed something very unusual with it on debian. I'm actually thinking it's ...
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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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SSH executed from Perl get SIGSTOP instantly

I have some perl script which executes some commands on remote gerrit server via SSH. It's running on a Debian lenny virtual machin. During several monthes it was executed in the following way: ...
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PERL+mysql: undefined symbol: mysql_init

I've updated mysql (client+server+dev) from the rpms available on mysql.com. rpm -i MySQL-server-5.5.14-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm rpm -i MySQL-client-5.5.14-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm rpm -i ...
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HAProxy perl plugin and Net-SNMPd on Ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to monitor HAProxy states through SNMP. There is a haproxy.pl file for use with NetSNMP which I've copied and set up in snmpd.conf according to ...
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Help Installing Perl Module XML::Parser using CPAN

I'm trying to install the XML::Parser perl module using CPAN and can't get it to work. Below is the output that is being displayed by CPAN which appears to indicate that Expat is the issue. Geting ...
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How do I configure nginx's embedded Perl to use Perl modules?

I have configured nginx to use a specific version of Perl. $ sudo /opt/nginx/sbin/nginx -V nginx version: nginx/0.8.54 built by gcc 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-46) TLS SNI support disabled ...
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Reliable file copy (move) process - mostly Unix/Linux

Short story : We have a need for a rock-solid reliable file mover process. We have source directories that are often being written to that we need to move files from. The files come in pairs - a big ...
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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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Shared hosting: using a custom Perl version for CGI

I'm trying to revamp some nasty old sites on a cheap shared host using one of these new-fangled Perl web frameworks (Dancer). I had module dependency problems with the existing Perl install (5.6.1) ...
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mod_fcgid, perl script output going to apache error_log

I'm trying to get an old Perl script running again after installing mod_fcgid. I had to install mod_fcgid for a new client, but it seems to have broken some of my other cgi scripts. When going to ...
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Setting environment variables for a service without a login shell on Debian

I have created a linux service that runs as a deamon (and gets started from /etc/init.d/X). I need to set some environment variables that can be accessed by the application. Here's the scenario. The ...
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How do delivery receipt in horde works?

I want to send emails (using perl) using postfix MTA with a delivery receipt like horde does. Some have any idea?
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Need Help getting perl module DBD::mysql installed for bugzilla on RedHat

Hi everyone I am having some issues getting Bugzilla setup, I have the software on the server and am trying to get the pre-rec's setup. I am using RedHat 4.1.2-42. I have all of the required perl ...
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Why am I getting blank error messages in my Apache error log?

I am running Apache 2.2 on 64bit Windows Server 2008 Std edition with ActivePerl 5.8.9. My error log is filling up with blank error messages like these: [Wed Mar 31 14:08:31 2010] [error] [client ...
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Apache 2 - I have webmin running on port 10000…I want it to be accessed the normal HTTP port (80)

Currently I am doing this with the config. NameVirtualHost * <VirtualHost *> ServerName testsite.org ServerAdmin webmaster@testsite.org DocumentRoot /var/www/ ...
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“perl.exe *32” not releasing memory when spawned by Apache 2.2 on Windows server 2008 64bit

We have a web application that traditionally ran on Windows Server 2003 Std. Ed. 32bit in Apache2.2 with perl 5.8. I am attempting to migrate it to a Windows Server 2008 Std. Ed. 64bit in Apache2.2 ...
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Why does psql attempt to connect with a different username when run from a Perl script

I have a bunch of Perl scripts that have recently stopped working. I have narrowed the problem down to this: when I connect to a postgresql database from a perl script, it attempts to use the wrong ...
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automatically click cancel button while i shutdown though program in perl

I wrote program to shutdown system automatically in PERL , while shutdown if we open any file the windows asked that the file will save or cancel , my aim is cancel button automatically clicked and ...
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Perl script works with Apache piped logs but not Python script

I need to port my Perl log handling script to Python. Here is a simple example of a Perl script I can use: #!/usr/local/bin/perl $|=1; # Use unbuffered output while(<>) { system("beep"); } ...
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HLS loadtest with VLC without GUI

Im out to test how many connections my HLS stream can handle. So i think that VLC without GUI can be usefull to do the work. But the problem is that i'm not manage to start the stream without ...
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Apache environment variables for CGI not setting

I am trying to set my environment variables for the Apache webserver as it is not the correct Perl package. I followed the recommendation of one of the answers on Server Fault for updating the httpd ...
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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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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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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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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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Net::FTP Perl module hangs

So, I'm running Perl 5.8.8 on a RHEL5.2 system. I recently moved the LDAP source for authentication, and now I'm having issues with Net::FTP. Authentication works with the new LDAP source perfectly. ...
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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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Munin mysql plugins results inconsistent, with IPC::Sharelite store() error: Identifier removed

I've recently setup a munin-node on a CentOS server. All was working fine until I tried to add the apache plugin (which works fine). For some odd reason, the mysql plugins for munin that used to work ...
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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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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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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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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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Dedicated TMP and AMAVIS

I perfectly configured my server and now I made 2 stupid mistakes, I updated perl along with it's dependencies and I made a dedicated TMP dir and included it in fstab to prevent code execution with a ...
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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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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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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 ...