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Install a Perl Module

Posted by Allura on 12 10 2018.

Introduction
Perl module is for cPanel and WHM version 64. One needs to navigate to (Home >> Software >> Install a Perl Module) interface to install a Perl module.

A Perl module is a software in the Perl programming language. Often it is seen used in scripts. To integrate a Perl module into a cPanel, one needs to retrieve the module from a central repository and then install it on one’s server.

Perl Module Magic User Loader
As a warning it should be kept in mind that this feature is deprecated as of cPanel and WHM version 11.36. So, if one disables this feature, it cannot be re-enabled again.

This feature  helps the users to integrate Perl modules into scripts without any compulsion  to make a separate path to the installed modules.

Perl Module Installer
This feature allows one to search, download and install a Perl module from the CPAN repository. It is to be noted that…

Introduction

Perl module is for cPanel and WHM version 64. One needs to navigate to (Home >> Software >> Install a Perl Module) interface to install a Perl module.

A Perl module is a software in the Perl programming language. Often it is seen used in scripts. To integrate a Perl module into a cPanel, one needs to retrieve the module from a central repository and then install it on one’s server.

Perl Module Magic User Loader

As a warning it should be kept in mind that this feature is deprecated as of cPanel and WHM version 11.36. So, if one disables this feature, it cannot be re-enabled again.

This feature  helps the users to integrate Perl modules into scripts without any compulsion  to make a separate path to the installed modules.

Perl Module Installer

This feature allows one to search, download and install a Perl module from the CPAN repository. It is to be noted that if one is aware of the exact module name one wishes to install, then one can enter the name in the Install a Perl Module text box and click Install Now.

Steps To Install A Perl Module

Steps:

  1. Use either of the methods to find the desired module
  • In the available text box , enter a search term an click Go.
  • Click on Show Available Perl Modules(s) to list down the Perl modules that the CPAN provides.
  1. For all the displayed modules, the interface shows the following information:
  • Module name: name of the module.
  • Version: version number of the module.
  • Description: module’s description.
  • Actions: actions one may perform for the module.
  1. Click on Install, to download and install the desired module.
  • Click on Show Docs to view the module’s documentation.

In case one fails to find the desired module, one can enter a new keyword in the Search text box and click on Go.

Installed Perl Module(s)

These information will be displayed for each installed module:

  • Module name: name of the module.
  • Version: version number of the module.
  • Actions:
    • Update: updating the module.
    • Reinstall: reinstalling the module from CPAN.
    • Uninstall: removing the module from your server.
    • Show Docs: reading the module’s documentations on CPAN.

Conclusion

A Perl module can be made to use by just performing certain technical steps to install it.