[mrtg] Re: Using mod_perl

Patrick Bartkus patrckb at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 18 15:02:31 MET 2001


Just thought you would like to know the end of the story.

After much knashing of teeth and bits, our Unix admins FINALLY got mod_perl 
in and running. They downloaded perl-5.6.0 and apache-1.3.12. I had to go 
back and recompile rrdtool and mrtg with the new perl (so I downloaded the 
latest versions of  those while I was at it).

Anyway, it is finally running and boy, is it noticably faster! I'd say it 
takes about half the time it used to to paint screens.

The changes I had to make were to all my shee-bang lines to reference the 
new perl (for people who had bookmarked the old pages) and to change all my 
URL references from http://apache-server/cgi-bin/14all.cgi to 

Patrick Bartkus, CCNP Certified	Sr. Network Support Analyst
Fleet Mortgage Group		    Columbia, SC
If truth was not absolute, how could there be justice

> >
> > Is there anything I need to change in 14all-1.1.cgi to take advantage
> > of mod_perl?
>No, just do anything needed so 14all is processed by mod_perl (depends
>on the web servers config, maybe change the extension from cgi to .pl or
>PS: speedCGI is a really fast alternative to mod_perl (thx Tobi :-)



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