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What is Perl Module?

Posted by Allura on 27 03 2018.

A ​Perl Module is a software in Perl programming language. Often, you may use Perl modules in scripts. You often wonder how to properly integrate a Perl module into a script. All you have to do is retrieve the module from a central repository and install it on your server.

 

Warning:

It is important to remember that as of cPanel and WHM version 11.36, this feature is not approved. If you disable this feature, you cannot re-enable it. This feature allows users to integrate Perl modules into scripts. But without the need to specify a separate path to the installed modules.

 

How to search for and install a Perl module?

You need to perform the following steps:

Use one of the following methods to find the module you desire:

  • Enter a search term in the available text box, then click Go
  • ​Click on​ Show Available Perl Modules(s) to file the Perl modules that the CPAN provides.

The interface shows the following information for all displayed modules:

  • Module Name— the module’s name.
  • Version — the version number of the module.
  • Description— the description of the module.
  • Actions— the actions that you want to perform for that module.

Click on ​Install next to the module that you want to download and install.

  • To view a module’s documentation, click on ​Show Docs for that module.
  • ​If you cannot find the desired module, enter a new keyword in the Search text box and click

 

The Installed Perl Module(s)

An ​Installed Perl Module table registers all of the modules that exist on your server.

 

For all installed module, the following table displays the information mentioned below:

Columns Description
Actions You need to perform the following actions for each module:

  • Update— Update module.
  • ​Reinstall— Reinstall module from CPAN.
  • Uninstall— Remove module from your server.
  • Show Docs— Read module’s documentation on CPAN.
Module Name Module’s name.
Version Module’s version number

 

Conclusion :

A Perl module is a software in the programming language. People often use Perl modules in scripts. The cPanel andWHMversion11.36isauniquefeature. It permits the users to gather Perl modules into scripts without specifying a path.